Author: Manuel Lemos
Updated on: 2022-11-25
Posted on: 2022-11-25
Package: Ristretto PHP
PHP was not originally a type-safe language. PHP is more tolerant of developer mistakes. This fact makes PHP a more accepted language among developers without formal education in programming.
This package provides a solution to make PHP more type-safe to avoid that applications shipping code with programming mistakes.
It provides several classes that implement type-safe operations, including some that are useful for cryptography applications.
With this package, you can implement cryptography applications with greater quality when compared to applications that do not use type safety.
About the Ristretto PHP Package
The basic purpose is: Manipulate values in type safe way using classes
Here follows in more detail what it does:
This package can manipulate values in type safe way using classes.
It implements a base class named Ristretto that implements essential functions like comparison of values of the same type and hexadecimal encoding of a value.
The package also provides sub-classes that implement specific functions of some data types, like generating random values, value hashing, and arithmetic operations.
Currently, it provides the following data type classes:
- Group element
- Public Key
- Scalar Value
- Secret Key
This package was considered notable for implementing its benefits in a way that is worth noticing.
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