The Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (BCDIC) is a code developed by IBM for the representation of alphanumeric and numeric character in computers
. The BCDIC code evolved from the BCD code. It is a seven-digit code whose character set includes the 26 letters of the alphabet, the digits 0 through 9, and some special characters. The eight-character Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (EBCDIC) has evolved from the seven-character BCDIC code.