Episode 30: It's a Big Sure
Welcome to Code Completion, Episode 30! We are a group of iOS developers and educators hoping to share what we love most about development, Apple technology, and completing your code!
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⭐️ This Week's Topics
- Join the Code Completion Club at https://codecompletion.io/jointheclub!
- Indie App Spotlight, with three apps for you to check out:
- WWDC Software and Hardware Predictions,
- App Clips one year later,
- In-App Purchases and External Payments,
- How Can The App Store Be a Better Place for Us As Developers?
- The Future of Objective-C
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This week's theme: Cryptography!
- AES, or the American Encryption Standard, is a suite of symmetric block cyphers that was selected as a part of an open process hosted by NIST and the US government from 1997 to 2000 to replace DES.
- A one time pad is an early but very robust encryption technique, which can be uncrackable so long as the key on the pad is never re-used, is truly random, is longer than the plaintext, and is kept completely secret.
- Symmetric key algorithms use the same cryptographic keys for both encryption and decryption, while asymmetric key algorithms make use of a public key and a private key to encrypt and decrypt information.
- Unlike RSA which relies on large prime number factorization, Elliptic-curve cryptography makes use of a given elliptic curve’s geometric and algebraic properties, ultimately providing the same level of security as RSA with smaller keys.
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