Encoding API

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.




Editor's draft

Status in Chromium

Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 38
  • Chrome for Android release 38
  • Android WebView release 38
  • Opera release 25
  • Opera for Android release 25

Consensus & Standardization

  • Shipped
  • No public signals
  • No public signals
  • Positive


Last updated on 2015-05-15