ArrayBuffer. In Node,
Buffer class is the primary data structure used with most I/O operations. It is a raw binary data that is allocated outside the V8 heap and once allocated, cannot be resized.
Before Nodejs v6.0, to create a new buffer you could just call the constructor function with
To create a new buffer instance, in latest and current stable releases of Node:
new Buffer() constructor have been deprecated and replaced by separate
More information can be read through official documentation.
Convert a Buffer to JSON
Buffers can convert to JSON.
The JSON specifies that the type of object being transformed is a
Buffer, and its data.
Convert JSON to Buffer
Convert Buffer to Utf-8 String
.toString() is not the only way to convert a buffer to a string. Also, it by defaults converts to a utf-8 format string.
The other way to convert a buffer to a string is using
StringDecoder core module from Nodejs API.
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