DataView.prototype.getInt8()

The getInt8() method gets a signed 8-bit integer (byte) at the specified byte offset from the start of the DataView.

Syntax

dataview.getInt8(byteOffset)

Parameters

byteOffset
The offset, in byte, from the start of the view where to read the data.

Return value

A signed 8-bit integer number.

Errors thrown

RangeError
Thrown if the byteOffset is set such as it would read beyond the end of the view.

Description

There is no alignment constraint; multi-byte values may be fetched from any offset.

Examples

Using the getInt8 method

var buffer = new ArrayBuffer(8);
var dataview = new DataView(buffer);
dataview.getInt8(1); // 0

Specifications

Specification
ECMAScript Latest Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'DataView.prototype.getInt8' in that specification.

Browser compatibility

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getInt8Chrome Full support 9Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 15IE Full support 10Opera Full support 12.1Safari Full support 5.1WebView Android Full support 4Chrome Android Full support 18Firefox Android Full support 15Opera Android Full support 12.1Safari iOS Full support 4.2Samsung Internet Android Full support 1.0nodejs Full support Yes

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