http.basicAuth() function

http.basicAuth() returns a Base64-encoded basic authentication header using a specified username and password combination.

Function type signature
(p: string, u: string) => string

For more information, see Function type signatures.



(Required) Username to use in the basic authentication header.


(Required) Password to use in the basic authentication header.


Set a basic authentication header in an HTTP POST request

import "http"

username = "myawesomeuser"
password = "mySupErSecRetPasSW0rD"
    url: "",
    headers: {Authorization: http.basicAuth(u: username, p: password)},
    data: bytes(v: "Something I want to send."),

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