readBytes() read characters from a stream into a buffer. The function terminates if the determined length has been read, or it times out (see setTimeout()).
readBytes() returns the number of bytes placed in the buffer. A 0 means no valid data was found.
This function is part of the Stream class and is called by any class that inherits from it (Wire, Serial, etc).
stream: an instance of a class that inherits from Stream.
buffer: the buffer to store the bytes in (char or byte)
length: the number of bytes to read (int)
The number of bytes placed in the buffer
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