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How do I encode and decode a base64 string in Javascript?

javascript base64 encode

var string = "Hello folks how are you doing today?";
var encodedString = btoa(string); // Base64 encode the String
var decodedString = atob(encodedString); // Base64 decode the String

js base64 encode

function toBinary(string) {
  const codeUnits = new Uint16Array(string.length);
  for (let i = 0; i < codeUnits.length; i++) {
    codeUnits[i] = string.charCodeAt(i);
  return String.fromCharCode( Uint8Array(codeUnits.buffer));

function fromBinary(binary) {
  const bytes = new Uint8Array(binary.length);
  for (let i = 0; i < bytes.length; i++) {
    bytes[i] = binary.charCodeAt(i);
  return String.fromCharCode( Uint16Array(bytes.buffer));

const myString = "☸☹☺☻☼☾☿"
// console.log(btoa(myString)) // Error InvalidCharacterError: The string to be encoded contains characters outside of the Latin1 range.
const converted = toBinary(myString)
const encoded = btoa(converted)

const decoded = atob(encoded)
const original = fromBinary(decoded)


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