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Crystal bindings for Monocypher (by konovod)


An implementation of the TLS/SSL protocols (by awslabs)
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4.6 9.4
9 months ago 3 days ago
MIT License Apache License 2.0
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What are some alternatives?

When comparing and s2n you can also consider the following projects:

OpenSSL - TLS/SSL and crypto library

mbedTLS - An open source, portable, easy to use, readable and flexible TLS library, and reference implementation of the PSA Cryptography API. Releases are on a varying cadence, typically around 3 - 6 months between releases.

LibTomCrypt - LibTomCrypt is a fairly comprehensive, modular and portable cryptographic toolkit that provides developers with a vast array of well known published block ciphers, one-way hash functions, chaining modes, pseudo-random number generators, public key cryptography and a plethora of other routines.

LibreSSL - LibreSSL Portable itself. This includes the build scaffold and compatibility layer that builds portable LibreSSL from the OpenBSD source code. Pull requests or patches sent to [email protected] are welcome.

libhydrogen - A lightweight, secure, easy-to-use crypto library suitable for constrained environments.

Botan - Cryptography Toolkit

libsodium - A modern, portable, easy to use crypto library.


Crypto++ - free C++ class library of cryptographic schemes

Tiny AES128 in C - Small portable AES128/192/256 in C

mbedcrypto - a portable, small, easy to use and fast c++14 library for cryptography.

digestpp - C++11 header-only message digest library