March 31, 2000 - The parseInt Behavior Difference
March 31, 2000|
The parseInt Behavior Difference
Tips: March 2000
Yehuda Shiran, Ph.D.
parseInt()behaves differently in Netscape Navigator than in Internet Explorer. If you try to compute parseInt() of numbers between 0 and 1, you will get 0 in Internet Explorer and
NaN(not a number) in Netscape Navigator. The line
alert(parseInt(0.1))yields the following alert box in Netscape Navigator:
Learn more about this difference and how to handle it in Column 60, Consistent Random Numbers.