Creates an MD5 Hash from your data. MD5 is a one encryption hash that is frequently used for password authentication and storage of strings.

Note MD5 encryption is one way, which means you can't get the original value back. MD5 is typically used to encode data once and then only compare the hashed values.

Note: This is a static function not a method of wwAPI


Return Value

encoded string in binary format. This string may contain CHR(0) and other low order byte data


The data to be encoded

See also:

Class wwAPI

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