crypto-js: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v4.2.0(6 months ago)

This package is actively maintained.Types definitions are provided via a separate npm package: @types/crypto-jsNumber of direct dependencies: 0Monthly npm downloads

Crypto-js is a popular JavaScript library that provides essential cryptographic functions such as encryption, decryption, hashing, and encoding. It offers a wide range of algorithms for secure data handling, including AES, SHA-256, HMAC, and more. Crypto-js is widely used for implementing secure communication, data storage, and authentication mechanisms in web applications.

Compared to other cryptographic libraries, Crypto-js stands out for its ease of use, extensive documentation, and active community support. It is actively maintained and regularly updated to address security vulnerabilities and improve performance. However, developers should always stay informed about the latest best practices in cryptography to ensure secure implementation.

Alternatives:
js-sha256+
js-sha512+
bcryptjs+
pbkdf2+
hash.js+
js-sha1+
md5+
aes-js+
jose+
node-forge+

Tags: javascriptcryptoencryptiondecryptionhashing