Encoding API

Misc

Script API to allow encoding/decoding of strings from binary data. Common scenario: decoding a binary data file fetched via XHR into an ArrayBuffer that contains strings encoded as UTF-8.

Demo

Documentation

Specification

Editor's draft

Implementation Status

Enabled by default in desktop Chrome 38 (launch bug)

Available in Chrome for Android release 38.

Available in Android WebView release 38.

Consensus & Standardization

  • Shipped
  • No public signals
  • Shipped in release 25
  • Shipped in release 25
  • No public signals
  • Positive

Owners

Last updated on 2015-04-13