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monero-python 0.99 is released, testers welcome!
3 projects | reddit.com/r/Monero | 20 Dec 2021
Finally I managed to replace the slow pure-Python reference implementation of Ed25519 cryptography with pynacl which is a binding to libsodium, the industry standard lightning-fast C library.
Look-up tables for bcrypt, scrypt and Argon2?
4 projects | reddit.com/r/crypto | 21 Feb 2021
What are some alternatives?
cryptography - cryptography is a package designed to expose cryptographic primitives and recipes to Python developers.
PyCrypto - The Python Cryptography Toolkit
Paramiko - The leading native Python SSHv2 protocol library.
HashLib4Python-CPPWrapper - HashLib4Python is a cython wrapper around HashLib4CPP library that provides an easy to use interface for computing hashes and checksums of strings, files and bytearrays.
hashids - Implementation of hashids (http://hashids.org) in Python. Compatible with Python 2 and Python 3
pyOpenSSL -- A Python wrapper around the OpenSSL library - A Python wrapper around the OpenSSL library
Themis - Easy to use cryptographic framework for data protection: secure messaging with forward secrecy and secure data storage. Has unified APIs across 14 platforms.