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Node.js String Decoder Module

❮ Built-in Modules


Decode a stream of binary data (a buffer object) into a string:

var StringDecoder = require('string_decoder').StringDecoder;
var d = new StringDecoder('utf8');
var b = Buffer('abc');

console.log(b); //write buffer
console.log(d.write(b)); // write decoded buffer;
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Definition and Usage

The String Decoder module provides a way of decoding Buffer objects into strings.


The syntax for including the String Decoder module in your application:

var StringDecoder = require('string_decoder').StringDecoder;

String Decoder Properties and Methods

Method Description
end() Returns what remains of the input stored in the internal buffer
write() Returns the specified buffer as a string

❮ Built-in Modules