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Samstag, 7. Oktober 2017

New Server, New Blog?

I'm mainly posting this to see some search engine traffic on my new server. I am trying out a promising blog software written in Go, called Hugo. The domain name will very likely change in the near future: https://godev.goip.de

Samstag, 3. Juni 2017

gdzip released

I humbly announce the release of gdzip.
Gdzip is a command line tool to compress and encrypt files or folders. It is written in Go.

Executable binaries as well as the source code can be downloaded at Github:
Source code: https://github.com/w33zl3p00tch/gdzip
Releases: https://github.com/w33zl3p00tch/gdzip/releases

Internally, the given files and/or folders are compressed and stored as tar.gz archives that retain the original file metadata.
The data are split into chunks while encrypting, and encryption is done done using AES256-GCM and/or ChaCha20-Poly1305. All this happens in RAM, so no temporary files will be used.

Keys are generated using the scrypt key derivation function.

The encrypted files provide no information about their contents or their contents' filenames.

Encrypted files may be safely renamed and even the extension may be altered or left out.

Please report any bugs you might find. Suggestions and feature requests are welcome.

Donnerstag, 1. Juni 2017

Sieve of Eratosthenes in Python

I've recently discovered the magic of hash tables. Here is a version of the Sieve of Eratosthenes that is pretty fast, given it's written in Python: