How do I decode a Base64 encoded binary?

package org.kodejava.example.commons.codec;

import org.apache.commons.codec.binary.Base64;

import java.util.Arrays;

public class Base64Decode {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        String hello = "SGVsbG8gV29ybGQ=";

        // Decode a previously encoded string using decodeBase64 method and
        // passing the byte[] of the encoded string.
        byte[] decoded = Base64.decodeBase64(hello.getBytes());

        // Print the decoded array
        System.out.println(Arrays.toString(decoded));

        // Convert the decoded byte[] back to the original string and print
        // the result.
        String decodedString = new String(decoded);
        System.out.println(hello + " = " + decodedString);
    }
}

The result of our code is:

[72, 101, 108, 108, 111, 32, 87, 111, 114, 108, 100]
SGVsbG8gV29ybGQ= = Hello World

Maven Dependencies

<!-- https://search.maven.org/remotecontent?filepath=commons-codec/commons-codec/1.12/commons-codec-1.12.jar -->
<dependency>
    <groupId>commons-codec</groupId>
    <artifactId>commons-codec</artifactId>
    <version>1.12</version>
</dependency>

Wayan Saryada

Founder at Kode Java Org
I am a programmer, a runner, a recreational diver, currently live in the island of Bali, Indonesia. Mostly programming in Java, Spring Framework, Hibernate / JPA. You can support my works by donating here. Thank you ?

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