Ben J. wrote:
I have done multiple google searches and searched the mailing list. All
of the solutions I found seemed kind of heavy / complicated. I just want
a very simple way to encrypt and decrypt a string. Something like:
encrypt(“fdsfdsfdsf”, “some key”);
decrypt(“fdsfdsfsdf”, “some key”);
Is this possible?
Thanks for your help.
There’s a simple solution if all you want to do is store passwords or
something like that. The thing with this is that you can’t decrypt the
string, because the result is a hash of what you want to encode… But,
as it always generates the same hash for the same string, you can
re-encode the string and check if they are the same.
e= Encode.new(“This is a very hard key.”)
pas1= e.encrypt(“This is my secret password”)
pas2= e.encrypt(“This is my secret password”)
pas3= e.encrypt(“This is NOT my secret password”)
puts(pas1 == pas2)
puts(pas2 == pas3)