Cameron Cameron - 7 months ago 55
Node.js Question

Using SHA-256 with NodeJS Crypto

I'm trying to hash a variable in NodeJS like so:

var crypto = require('crypto');

var hash = crypto.createHash('sha256');

var code = 'bacon';

code = hash.update(code);
code = hash.digest(code);


But looks like I have misunderstood the docs as the console.log doesn't log a hashed version of bacon but just some information about SlowBuffer.

What's the correct way to do this?


Try var hash = crypto.createHash('sha256').update(pwd).digest('base64');