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Always pass the radix to parseInt

Written byPhuoc Nguyen
23 Feb, 2021
The `parseInt` method takes two parameters:
parseInt(value, radix);
The second parameter specifies the current numeral system. In the case it's not specified, then it will be set automatically based on the value. If the value starts with `0x` or `0X`, then the radix is 16 (hexadecimal). In other cases, the radix is 10 (decimal).
In the older versions of JavaScript, if the string starts with `0` then the radix is set as 8 (octal).
parseInt('0xF'); // 15
parseInt('0XF'); // 15
parseInt('0xF', 16); // 15

parseInt('0xF', 10); // 0
Since the method could be implemented differently in different versions of JavaScript and browsers, it's recommended to pass the radix number.

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