Erlang - list_to_binary


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This method is used to convert an existing list to a list of binaries.

Syntax

list_to_binary(lst)

Parameters

  • Lst − This is the list of values that need to be converted to binary.

Return Value

Returns the bitstring for the list.

For example

-module(helloworld). 
-export([start/0]). 

start() ->    
   io:fwrite("~p~n",[list_to_binary([1,2,3])]).

Output

When we run the above program we will get the following result.

<<1,2,3>>
erlang_binaries.htm
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