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The "And" operator is faster than "Mod"
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Using the "And" operator instead of "Mod" may speed up your program under certain situations. Use the And operator instead of Mod when the divisor is a number in the form 2^N. For instance, there are two methods to extract the least significant byte in an Integer:

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lowByte% = value% Mod 256
lowByte% = value% And 255

The second one is slightly faster.


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