Dispatches from Class: How Your Website Boils Down to 1s and 0s

In Part 1 I'll explain how computers read 1s and 0s. Part 2 explains how software emerges from these numbers. Most people know that 1s and 0s are the foundation for everything that happens inside a computer. What often isn’t so clear is what these 1s and 0s are actually doing. How does the text on your screen materialize from 1s and 0s? How can such complex applications--which include graphics, user interaction, you name it--all boil down to a string of binary?
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