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Using Java how do I convert hex to bytes to bits

cgray1223 asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-23

I have a hex String of 01234 how do I convert that to bytes and then to bits?  An example of a requirement that I have is to inspect bit 2 of byte 1 and based on its value (1 or 0) do some logic.  What is the most efficient way to accomplish this conversion?
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