Base64 Representation

Base64 is a cool way to turn binary information into a string of text that you can include in a web page or process the same way you would process text!


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  • Nice work explaining a rather complex subject.

    Kenneth Drennon
    Posted February 20, 2020
  • really explanation

    Joe Gleiter
    Posted February 20, 2020
  • very catchy channel name 👍

    j l
    Posted February 20, 2020
  • tnx… your demonstration was understandable very easily

    Prashant Mehta
    Posted February 20, 2020
  • Exactly what I was looking for. Clear explanation moving from simple concepts up to what I wanted to know. Thanks.

    Ed Hye
    Posted February 20, 2020
  • It is not working
    And this code is not decode simply like this so

    Darshan Kavar
    Posted February 20, 2020
  • I want to decode base64 string
    Can you help me in this

    Darshan Kavar
    Posted February 20, 2020
  • this is why individual email messages in mail servers weigh 33% more than the actual message.
    If you attach a 3 MB file to email, it will be seen as 4 MB in your mail server

    Mihail Colun
    Posted February 20, 2020
  • Would make sense if Youtube would display the thumbnails in base64?

    Posted February 20, 2020
  • Interesting presentation! Thank you for the introductory explanation.

    Thad Megow
    Posted February 20, 2020
  • Nice new profile picture. A good use case I can think of is JSON web tokens. Good job on this video.

    Posted February 20, 2020

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