Steel Crypt 2.0. (BETA)

A comprehensive library of high-level, cryptographic API's, either manually defined or pulled from PointyCastle. This library currently supports hashing, symmetric two-way encryption, and key/IV generation. It also has a CLI, for conducting basic cryptography operations.

This library is a high-level wrapper over https://github.com/bcgit/pc-dart.


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Note: Beta

Please note that this package is in a beta release for 2.X. It may not be production stable in its current form. If you want production stability, wait for the full launch of 2.X or use 1.7.1+1.


Note: Documentation

These docs have not been fully written yet! Steel Crypt 2.X comes with major changes, and will have a static website on GitHub Pages for documentation. For now, you can take a look at the API reference for more information on the beta's classes.


Note: RSA Deprecation

As I looked at the package landscape on pub.dev, it became clear to me that packages have become oversaturated, causing difficult decisions for independent developers. I fear contributing to this issue.

Additionally, I haven't studied asymmetric encryption; I don't feel comfortable working with it and don't think this package is adding much to the ecosystem as far as asymmetric encryption goes.

As of today, I will be deprecating RSA functionality in steel_crypt. It is clear to me that there are better packages for asymmetric encryption; I highly encourage affected users to check out https://pub.dev/packages/crypton. The dev there actively works on supporting asymmetric operations, more than I ever could, and has a deeper scope of features than this package would have ever had.


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©2020 Aditya Kishore
Licensed under the Mozilla Public License 2.0

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steel_crypt
A comprehensive library of high-level, cryptographic API's, either manually defined or pulled from PointyCastle. This library currently supports hashing, symmetric two-way encryption, asymmetric two-way encryption, and key/IV generation. It also has a CLI, for conducting basic cryptography operations.