[LRUG] Question about encryption

Romek Szczesniak romeks at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 00:32:08 PDT 2008


I presented a BoF at Railsconf Europe on this topic. Check out my
sslplaypen in Rubyforge for some sourcecode on using OpenSSL.


On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 10:12 PM, Roland Swingler
<roland.swingler at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been looking around for ways to encrypt text/files in Ruby, and
> blog posts etc. seem a little thin on the ground - The OpenSSL
> documentation is a little sparse as well. Does anyone know of any good
> articles / blog posts etc. that Google is failing to turn up? Has
> anyone used any libraries other than OpenSSL with success?
> In addition I'm more interested in speed than strength in the
> algorithm for this use case, so any pointers as to the relative
> performance of the various algorithms would be welcome.
> Cheers,
> Roland
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