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An extremely simple implementation of base64 encoding / decoding using node.js Buffers
/*
* base64.js: An extremely simple implementation of base64 encoding / decoding using node.js Buffers
*
* (C) 2010, Nodejitsu Inc.
*
*/
var base64 = exports;
base64.encode = function (unencoded) {
return new Buffer(unencoded || '').toString('base64');
};
base64.decode = function (encoded) {
return new Buffer(encoded || '', 'base64').toString('utf8');
};
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commented Feb 8, 2011

Jesus, I just did this in a way more painful way today. Thanks!

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commented Feb 8, 2011

THATS COPYRIGHT NODEJITSU IF YOU STEAL OUR CODE IM TOTALLY GONNA SUE YOU

Kidding :-p

I'm trying to think if there is a good way to include the other encoding in this sugar syntax api, maybe try to get this in core. Do you have any suggestions?

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commented Feb 8, 2011

Nah I think it's trivial enough that it should just be documented somewhere perhaps. A lot of older node libs have vendored an even older base64.js file and it'd be nice if people didn't have to do that.

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commented Feb 8, 2011

Word, I know I have base64.js files kicking around from before the Buffer object could this do. Maybe we'll do a quick blog post.

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commented Feb 8, 2011

Haha, nice fork of my gist :0D
https://gist.github.com/718390

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commented Feb 8, 2011

I'm pretty sure you wrote this one too? I just copy pasted from broodmother.

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commented Nov 18, 2013

What's "exports" at line 8?

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