GoLang base64_encode

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// Go provides built-in support for [base64
// encoding/decoding](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Base64).

package main

// This syntax imports the `encoding/base64` package with
// the `b64` name instead of the default `base64`. It'll
// save us some space below.
import b64 "encoding/base64"
import "fmt"

func main() {

    // Here's the `string` we'll encode/decode.
    data := "abc123!?$*&()'[email protected]~"

    // Go supports both standard and URL-compatible
    // base64. Here's how to encode using the standard
    // encoder. The encoder requires a `[]byte` so we
    // cast our `string` to that type.
    sEnc := b64.StdEncoding.EncodeToString([]byte(data))
    fmt.Println(sEnc)

    // Decoding may return an error, which you can check
    // if you don't already know the input to be
    // well-formed.
    sDec, _ := b64.StdEncoding.DecodeString(sEnc)
    fmt.Println(string(sDec))
    fmt.Println()

    // This encodes/decodes using a URL-compatible base64
    // format.
    uEnc := b64.URLEncoding.EncodeToString([]byte(data))
    fmt.Println(uEnc)
    uDec, _ := b64.URLEncoding.DecodeString(uEnc)
    fmt.Println(string(uDec))
}

PHP base64_encode

PHP original manual for base64_encode [ show | php.net ]

base64_encode

(PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7)

base64_encodeEncodes data with MIME base64

Description

string base64_encode ( string $data )

Encodes the given data with base64.

This encoding is designed to make binary data survive transport through transport layers that are not 8-bit clean, such as mail bodies.

Base64-encoded data takes about 33% more space than the original data.

Parameters

data

The data to encode.

Return Values

The encoded data, as a string or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example #1 base64_encode() example

<?php
$str 
'This is an encoded string';
echo 
base64_encode($str);
?>

The above example will output:

VGhpcyBpcyBhbiBlbmNvZGVkIHN0cmluZw==

See Also