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// bitcounter.go
// description: Counts the number of set bits in a number
// details:
// For unsigned integer number N, return the number of bits set to 1 - [Bit numbering](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bit_numbering)
// author(s) [red_byte](https://github.com/i-redbyte)
// see bitcounter_test.go

package binary

// BitCounter - The function returns the number of set bits for an unsigned integer number
func BitCounter(n uint) int {
	counter := 0
	for n != 0 {
		if n&1 == 1 {
			counter++
		}
		n >>= 1
	}
	return counter
}