Buffer

Buffer constructor.

Usage

var Buffer = require( '@stdlib/buffer/ctor' );

Buffer( size )

Allocates a Buffer having a specified number of bytes.

var b = new Buffer( 10 );
// returns <Buffer>

Buffer( array )

Allocates a Buffer from an array of octets.

var b = new Buffer( [ 1, 2, 3, 4 ] );
// returns <Buffer>[ 1, 2, 3, 4 ]

Buffer( buffer )

Copies buffer data to a new Buffer instance.

var b1 = new Buffer( [ 1, 2, 3, 4 ] );
var b2 = new Buffer( b1 );
// returns <Buffer>[ 1, 2, 3, 4 ]

Buffer( str[, encoding] )

Returns a Buffer containing a provided string.

var b = new Buffer( 'beep boop' );
// returns <Buffer>

Properties

TODO: add properties


Methods

TODO: add methods


Examples

var ctor = require( '@stdlib/buffer/ctor' );

var b;
var i;

// Allocate uninitialized memory:
if ( typeof ctor.alloc === 'function' ) {
    b = ctor.alloc( 10 );
} else {
    b = new ctor( 10 );
}

// Zero fill the buffer...
for ( i = 0; i < b.length; i++ ) {
    b[ i ] = 0;
}
console.log( b );