How to Encrypt and Decrypt in Node JS using Crypto

In this article, you’ll learn how to use the Node.js crypto module to perform cryptographic operations on data. I'll show you how to encrypt data with a secret key and then decrypt it using the same secret key when required.

Create a new project

Create a new directory in your local file system and switch to it by typing the following

Now install the crypto module

Now make app.js.

Add following code to app.js

Conclusion

In this article, we looked at how to perform cryptographic operations on a text by using Node.js built-in crypto module.

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