Calculates the Base64 representation of a string or binary
object. The Base64 format uses printable characters, allowing
binary data to be sent in forms and e-mail, and stored in a
database or file.

toBase64(string_or_object [, encoding]) → returns String

toBase64 Argument Reference


A string, the name of a string, or a binary object.


For a string, defines how characters are represented in a
byte array. Values:
  • utf-8
  • iso-8859-1
  • windows-1252
  • us-ascii
  • shift_jis
  • iso-2022-jp
  • euc-jp
  • euc-kr
  • big5
  • euc-cn
  • utf-16

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