Convert Decimal Number to Binary Number in Windows Store App

Introduction

In this article I explain how to convert a decimal number into a binary number. So let us first of all understand about binary and decimal numbers.

Binary Number: A number expressed using a base 2 numbering system using the digits 0 and 1.

Decimal Number: A number expressed using a base 10 numbering system using digits from 0 to 9.

Use the following procedure to create it.

Step 1

First of all you must create a new Windows Store Application.

Open Visual Studio 2012
"File" -> "New" -> "Project..."
Choose "Template" -> "Visual C#" -> "Window Store app"
Choose "Blank App (XAML)" then rename the application

new-windows-store-app.jpg

Step 2


Write the following XAML code in "Mainpage.Xaml" (that is available in Solution Explorer):

<Page

    x:Class="decimal_to_binary_converter_app.MainPage"

    xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"

    xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"

    xmlns:local="using:decimal_to_binary_converter_app"

    xmlns:d="http://schemas.microsoft.com/expression/blend/2008"

    xmlns:mc="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/markup-compatibility/2006"

    mc:Ignorable="d">

 

    <Grid Background="red">

        <Grid.ColumnDefinitions>

            <ColumnDefinition Width="313*"/>

            <ColumnDefinition Width="254*"/>         

            <ColumnDefinition Width="788*"/>

        </Grid.ColumnDefinitions>

        <Grid.RowDefinitions>

            <RowDefinition Height="78*"/>

            <RowDefinition Height="49*"/>

            <RowDefinition Height="37*"/>

            <RowDefinition Height="40*"/>

            <RowDefinition Height="39*"/>

            <RowDefinition Height="525*"/>

        </Grid.RowDefinitions>

        <TextBlock Text="Decimal to Binary Converter app" Grid.ColumnSpan="3" Grid.Row="1" Foreground="White" FontSize="20" FontFamily="Arial" TextAlignment="Center"></TextBlock>

        <TextBlock Text="Enter Decimal Number :" FontFamily="Arial" FontSize="15" Foreground="White" Grid.Column="1" Grid.Row="2" Grid.RowSpan="4"></TextBlock>

        <TextBox x:Name="textbox1" Grid.Column="2" Grid.Row="2" Width="200" HorizontalAlignment="Left" />

        <TextBlock Text="Eqivalent Binary Number of Decimal" FontSize="15" Foreground="White" Grid.Column="1" Grid.Row="3"></TextBlock>

        <TextBlock x:Name="text1" FontSize="15" Foreground="White" Grid.Column="2" Grid.Row="3" Width="200" HorizontalAlignment="Left" ></TextBlock>

        <Button x:Name="button1" Grid.Column="2" Grid.Row="4" Background="Yellow" Foreground="Black" Width="150" Content="Click" Click="button1_Click"></Button>

 

    </Grid>

</Page>

 

Step 3

Now write the following C# code for the button within "Mainpage.Xaml.cs".

 

using System;

using System.Collections.Generic;

using System.IO;

using System.Linq;

using Windows.Foundation;

using Windows.Foundation.Collections;

using Windows.UI.Xaml;

using Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls;

using Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls.Primitives;

using Windows.UI.Xaml.Data;

using Windows.UI.Xaml.Input;

using Windows.UI.Xaml.Media;

using Windows.UI.Xaml.Navigation;

 

namespace decimal_to_binary_converter_app

{  

    public sealed partial class MainPage : Page

    {

        public MainPage()

        {

            this.InitializeComponent();

        }    

        protected override void OnNavigatedTo(NavigationEventArgs e)

        {

        }

        private void button1_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)

        {

            int decnum = 0, i=1;

            text1.Text ="";

            decnum = Convert.ToInt32(textbox1.Text);

            int[] binum = new int[25];

            while (decnum != 0)

            {

                binum[i++] = decnum % 2;

                decnum = decnum / 2;

            }

            for (int j= i-1 ; j > 0; j--)

            {

                text1.Text += binum[j].ToString();

            }

        }

    }

}

 

Step 4

Run your app.

binary-app-output.jpg