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The example below shows to how to encode and then subsequently decode a string using base 64. Doing this has many uses, one of which to safely encode byte data in structures like JSON.
We use the encoding/base64 package to do this, which takes in and returns a byte array into it’s EncodeToString and DecodeString methods.
package main import ( “encoding/base64” “fmt” ) func main() { myString := “This is golangcode.