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example.cpp.1.cpp

This is an example of how to use the b64::encode() and b64::decode() functions in a C++ program.

/* /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
 * File:        example.cpp.1.cpp
 *
 * Purpose:     Implementation file for the example.cpp.1 project.
 *
 * Created:     27th April 2006
 * Updated:     15th March 2008
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 * Status:      Wizard-generated
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/* b64 Header Files */
#include <b64/b64.hpp>
#include <b64/implicit_link.h>  /* Don't include this if you want to use explicit linking */

/* Standard C++ Header Files */
#include <exception>
#include <iostream>

/* Standard C Header Files */
#include <assert.h>
#include <stdlib.h>

/* ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// */

int main(int /* argc */, char ** /*argv*/)
{
    /* Simple conversion using encode() and decode(). */

    try
    {
        /* Declare an array of ints to use as the 'binary' blob to encode. */
        int                 ints[]  =   { 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 };

        /* Perform the encoding, whose results are returned in an instance of
         * b64::cpp::string_t.
         */
        b64::cpp::string_t  enc =   b64::cpp::encode(&ints[0], sizeof(ints));

        std::cout << "Converted: [" << enc << "]" << std::endl;

        /* Perform the decoding, whose results are returned in an instance of
         * b64::cpp::blob_t.
         */
        b64::cpp::blob_t    dec =   b64::cpp::decode(enc);

        /* Verify that the decoding is exactly the same size and contents as 
         * the encoding.
         */
        assert(0 == ::memcmp(&ints[0], &dec[0], sizeof(ints)));
    }
    catch(b64::cpp::coding_exception &x)
    {
        std::cerr << "Exception: " << x.what() << std::endl;
    }

    return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

/* ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// */

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