urlsafe-base64

URL Safe Base64 encoding

URL Safe Base64

URL Safe Base64 util module for Node.js applications

With npm do:

npm install urlsafe-base64

Require it within your module:

  var URLSafeBase64 = require('urlsafe-base64');

Encodes a buffer as a URL Safe Base64 string. This function encodes to the RFC 4648 Spec where '+' is encoded as '-' and '/' is encoded as '_'. The padding character '=' is removed.

  var randomURLSafeBase64;
  crypto.randomBytes(32, function(errbuf) {
    if (err) {
      throw err;
      return;
    };
    randomURLSafeBase64 = URLSafeBase64.encode(buf);
  });

Decodes a URL Safe Base64 string as a buffer.

var someURLSafeBase64 = '';
URLSafeBase64.decode(someURLSafeBase64); // returns a buffer 

Validates a string if it is URL Safe Base64 encoded.

  var validURLSafeBase64 = '';
  URLSafeBase64.validate(validURLSafeBase64); // returns true 
 
  var invalidURLSafeBase64 = '/+=='
  URLSafeBase64.validate(invalidURLSafeBase64); // returns false 

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2014 RGBboy <l-_-l@rgbboy.com>

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