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Created January 6, 2013 04:11
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base64 encode/decode in Node.js
var url = "";
var encoded = new Buffer(url).toString('base64');
var decoded = new Buffer(encoded, 'base64').toString('ascii')
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RoToRx88 commented May 2, 2019

The usage of new Buffer() is deprecated. You could use instead new Buffer.from(url).toString('base64')

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I know its probably a typo, but I want to clarify that it should be Buffer.from(url).toString('base64') without the new keyword.

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