Note: This is taken from the Chicken Wiki, where a more recent version could be available.
Parsing and unparsing of base64 strings.
procedure: (encode STRING)
Returns STRING encoded as base64 text (a string).
procedure: (decode STRING)
Returns the decoded string from the base64 data STRING.
<example> <init> (require-library base64) (import (prefix base64 base64:)) </init> <expr> (define s "thequickbrownfoxjumpsoverthelazydog") (base64:encode s) </expr> <result> "dGhlcXVpY2ticm93bmZveGp1bXBzb3ZlcnRoZWxhenlkb2c=" </result> <expr> (base64:decode (base64:encode s)) </expr> <result> "thequickbrownfoxjumpsoverthelazydog" </result> </example>
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