cryptohash-sha256 VS blake2

Compare cryptohash-sha256 vs blake2 and see what are their differences.


Fast, pure and practical SHA-256 implementation (by haskell-hvr)


A Haskell library providing BLAKE2 (by haskell-cryptography)
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cryptohash-sha256 blake2
1 0
21 10
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0.0 0.0
3 months ago 5 months ago
Haskell C
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License The Unlicense
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Posts with mentions or reviews of cryptohash-sha256. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-26.


Posts with mentions or reviews of blake2. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing cryptohash-sha256 and blake2 you can also consider the following projects:

ed25519 - Minimal ed25519 Haskell package, binding to the ref10 SUPERCOP implementation.

xxhash - Haskell implementation of the XXHash algorithm

blake3 - official implementations of the BLAKE3 cryptographic hash function

scrypt - Haskell bindings to Colin Percival's scrypt implementation.

bcrypt - Haskell bindings for bcrypt

elliptic-curve - A polymorphic interface for elliptic curve operations

siphash - siphash algorithm in haskell

intel-aes - Haskell package for efficient AES encryption, including Intel AES NI support

cryptohash-md5 - Fast, pure and practical MD5 implementation