What is Ruby's base64 encoding? [For beginners]
I will explain about Ruby's base64 encoding.
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What is base64 encoding?
This is an encoding method for expressing arbitrary data using only printable characters (*).
(*) Use uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, + (plus), / (slash), and pad the end with = (equal).
Originally an e-mail system designed to use only 7-bit ASCII characters, it is one of the methods devised to send non-ASCII character data.