For long-term Visual C++ developers, the CryptoAPI will be a familiar part of your programming toolkit. If you're developing Windows Vista applications, though, you should be applying the new Windows Cryptography API: Next Generation.
Latest CryptoAPI Articles
Protect software with product keys based on Elliptic Curve Cryptography.
Protect Software with Product Keys based on the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES).
The need to encrypt sensitive information is more important than ever. Luckily, the C++ class library Crypto++ enables you to encrypt your application data regularly and painlessly.
Learn about a C++/C implementation of CBC DES/DES3.
A frequent challenge is to encrypt and decrypt a string or password. This article contains a C and C++ project that will do this job.
Latest CodeGuru Developer Columns
Explore how to pass multiple parameters in a query string of a Web API URL.
Learn to create a custom color picker. Examples are both in C# and VB.NET.
Many people are still using older programming languages. Think about the pros and cons.