Encoding Objects

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Since we can decode objects we need to have a way to encode them into JavaScript objects as well. The encode expression is the way to do that:

encode { name = "Bob" } /* Object */
encode variable /* Object */

The encode expression tries to encode a typed object into a JavaScript object (Object type in Mint), in case that it's impossible to do that you will get a nice error message.

The general rule is that you can encode everything which can be decodeed.

Encoding data is useful when you want to convert it to Json:

encode { name = "Bob" }
|> Json.stringify()
/* { "name": "Bob"} */