February 2013 Archives

Bytes::Random::Secure -- A no-fuss CSPRNG.

There are a lot of contributions on CPAN that fill one niche or another with respect to pseudo-randomness generation. What is hard to find is a solution that provides cryptographically secure pseudo random number generation, reliable and strong seeding, a light-weight dependency chain, and cross platform compatibility through a wide range of operating systems and Perl versions.

Bytes::Random::Secure is one of those modules that gets written to fill a personal need, and then begins to take on a broader life of …

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