Manipulating binaries in general

I haven’t thought this through yet, so this may be a red herring (or a purple one).

I haven’t done much with binaries yet, but I got curious and went to see if there
was a Binary module… I expected there would be, but there isn’t.

That tells me there probably isn’t a need for one. Does everyone concur with
that? Or are there common/useful operations on binaries that simply haven’t
been added yet?


What would you see as being a part of such module? There are abstractions that use binaries and they have their modules e.g. String

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When needing low level binary operations, you can use Erlang’s :binary module:

And a list of some other useful modules in Erlang: