Flip that BIT

Another day another “how have I never come across this problem before”.  So todays challenge is to essentially execute a stored procedure which will allow us to alternate a BIT value. So if the value is 0 make it 1, if it is 1 make it 0.

After a little goggling it seems utilising the Bitwise XOR operator is the best method.


   1: DECLARE @Bit BIT= 1

   2: SELECT CAST(@Bit^1 AS bit)

While i’m not the best person to preach about the benefits of using this operator it got the job done in this instance, for more information start here:



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