Blog of Frank Delporte

The mystery of the negative byte value in Java

A story of bits, bytes, signed and unsigned Some time ago there was a question on the Pi4J-forum caused by some confusion about a numeric value handled as a byte which was logged as a negative number -86 instead of the expected value 170.

Selecting sound isolation

To work out my box-in-a-box I needed two types of materials: something “fluffy” for the walls, and something “strong” to carry the floor.

Making a DIY drum booth

What do you get if you combine a drum-playing son and a father who doesn’t like to spend thousands of euros?

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