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    Allocate a buffer containing a provided string.

    Installation

    npm install @stdlib/buffer-from-string

    Usage

    var string2buffer = require( '@stdlib/buffer-from-string' );

    string2buffer( str[, encoding] )

    Allocates a buffer containing a provided string.

    var buf = string2buffer( 'beep boop' );
    // returns <Buffer>

    The default character encoding is utf8. To specify an alternative encoding, provide an encoding argument.

    var buf = string2buffer( '7468697320697320612074c3a97374', 'hex' );
    // returns <Buffer>

    The following encodings are supported:

    • utf8 (utf-8)
    • hex
    • binary
    • ascii
    • ucs2
    • base64

    Examples

    var randu = require( '@stdlib/random-base-randu' );
    var randint = require( '@stdlib/random-base-discrete-uniform' );
    var string2buffer = require( '@stdlib/buffer-from-string' );
    
    // Create a buffer from a string:
    var buf = string2buffer( 'beep boop bop' );
    console.log( buf.toString() );
    
    // Generate random strings...
    var i;
    var j;
    for ( i = 0; i < 100; i++ ) {
        j = randint( 0, buf.length );
        if ( randu() < 2/buf.length ) {
            buf[ j ] = 32; // space
        } else {
            buf[ j ] = randint( 97, 122 );
        }
        console.log( buf.toString() );
    }

    See Also


    Notice

    This package is part of stdlib, a standard library for JavaScript and Node.js, with an emphasis on numerical and scientific computing. The library provides a collection of robust, high performance libraries for mathematics, statistics, streams, utilities, and more.

    For more information on the project, filing bug reports and feature requests, and guidance on how to develop stdlib, see the main project repository.

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    License

    See LICENSE.

    Copyright

    Copyright © 2016-2022. The Stdlib Authors.

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