QCA

base64test.cpp

The code below shows some simple operations on a QCA::Base64 object, converting between QCA::SecureArray and QString.

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// QtCrypto has the declarations for all of QCA
#include <QtCrypto>
#include <QCoreApplication>
#include <iostream>
#ifdef QT_STATICPLUGIN
#include "import_plugins.h"
#endif
int main(int argc, char **argv)
{
QCoreApplication(argc, argv);
// the Initializer object sets things up, and
// also does cleanup when it goes out of scope
// we use the first argument as the data to encode
// if an argument is provided. Use "hello" if no argument
QByteArray arg; // empty array
arg.append((argc >= 2) ? argv[1] : "hello");
// create our object, which does encoding by default
// QCA::Base64 encoder(QCA::Encode); is equivalent
QCA::Base64 encoder;
// This does the actual conversion (encoding).
// You might prefer to use encoder.encode(); and have
// it return a QCA::SecureArray, depending on your needs
QString encoded = encoder.arrayToString(arg);
std::cout << arg.data() << " in base64 encoding is ";
std::cout << encoded.toLatin1().data() << std::endl;
// This time, we'll create an object to decode base64. We
// could also have reused the existing object, calling
// clear(); and setup(QCA::Decode); on it.
// This time, we convert a QString into a QString
QString decoded = decoder.decodeString(encoded);
std::cout << encoded.toLatin1().data() << " decoded from base64 is ";
std::cout << decoded.toLatin1().data() << std::endl;
return 0;
}
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