cryptonite VS HsOpenSSL

Compare cryptonite vs HsOpenSSL and see what are their differences.


lowlevel set of cryptographic primitives for haskell (by haskell-crypto)


OpenSSL binding for Haskell (by haskell-cryptography)
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cryptonite HsOpenSSL
5 0
215 19
0.5% -
3.3 1.0
2 months ago about 1 month ago
C Haskell
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License LicenseRef-PublicDomain
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Posts with mentions or reviews of cryptonite. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-07.


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

We haven't tracked posts mentioning HsOpenSSL yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing cryptonite and HsOpenSSL you can also consider the following projects:

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

cprng-aes - Crypto Pseudo Random Number Generator using AES in counter mode


elocrypt - Generate easy-to-remember, hard-to-guess passwords

xxhash - Haskell implementation of the XXHash algorithm

lol - Λ ⚬ λ: Functional Lattice Cryptography

nonce - Generate cryptographic nonces.

cacophony - A Haskell library implementing the Noise protocol.

hspkcs11 - PKCS#11 binding library for Haskell (experimental)

cryptohash - efficient and practical cryptohashing in haskell. DEPRECATED in favor of cryptonite