Return how many bytes are needed to serialize a UTF-8 string.

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Copyright (c) 2018 Rafael da Silva Rocha. https://github.com/rochars/utf8-buffer-size NPM version Docs Tests Codecov Unix Build Windows Build Scrutinizer Return how many bytes are needed to serialize a UTF-8 string.
  • No dependencies
  • MIT licensed
  • Use it out of the box in the browser
  • Use it out of the box in Node
  • Less than 1KB!


``` npm install utf8-buffer-size ``` You can also download the UMD dist file in the ./dist folder: https://github.com/rochars/utf8-buffer-size/tree/master/dist



If you installed via NPM or Yarn, import utf8BufferSize from utf8-buffer-size: ```javascript import utf8BufferSize from 'utf8-buffer-size'; let bufferSize = utf8BufferSize('Some string'); ``` Or require: ```javascript const utf8BufferSize = require('utf8-buffer-size'); let bufferSize = utf8BufferSize('輸輸笠߹~$輸abcd'); ```


Use the compiled file in the /dist folder of this package: ```html ``` Or get it from the jsDelivr CDN: ```html ``` Or get it from unpkg: ```html ``` Or load it as a module using jspm: ```html ```


```javascript / Returns how many bytes are needed to serialize a UTF-8 string. @see https://encoding.spec.whatwg.org/#utf-8-encoder @param {string} str The string to pack. @return {number} The number of bytes needed to serialize the string. / export default function utf8BufferSize(str) {} ```


This library is a ES module also distributed as a UMD module. It works out of the box in Node when installed with ``npm install utf8-buffer-size``. It includes a TypeScript
definition file: ./main.d.ts.

If you are using this lib in a browser:

You can load ./dist/utf8-buffer-size.umd.js in the browser with ``<script>`` tags. You can load it via the https://unpkg.com and https://www.jsdelivr.com/ CDNs: unpkg: ```html ``` jsDelivr: ```html ```


utf8-buffer-size welcomes all contributions from anyone willing to work in good faith with other contributors and the community. No contribution is too small and all contributions are valued.

Style guide

utf8-buffer-size code should follow the Google JavaScript Style Guide: https://google.github.io/styleguide/jsguide.html

Code of conduct

This project is bound by a code of conduct: The Contributor Covenant, version 1.4, available at https://www.contributor-covenant.org/version/1/4/code-of-conduct.html Instances of abusive, harassing, or otherwise unacceptable behavior may be reported by contacting rocha.rafaelsilva@gmail.com.


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