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CoffeeScript Caesar shift
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CoffeeScript Caesar shift
by Evan Hahn (evanhahn.com)
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For small occasions (like month-anniversaries), I like to make little websites
for people that only "unlock" on the right day.
Foolproof security would unlock the page with the server, but I don't want to
go through all the effort. I just want to prevent people from opening up "View
Source" and seeing what I've written, so I wrote a Caesar cipher in JavaScript
to obfuscate the text a bit, which will then reverse when I want the page to
unlock.
Call it like this:
caesarShift('Attack at dawn!', 12) # Returns "Mffmow mf pmiz!"
And reverse it like this:
caesarShift('Mffmow mf pmiz!', -12) # Returns "Attack at dawn!"
Easy peasy! Enjoy.
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caesarShift = (str, amount) ->
# Wrap the amount
if amount < 0
return caesarShift(str, amount + 26)
# Make an output variable
output = '';
# Go through each character
for c, i in str
# Get the character we'll be appending
c = str[i]
# If it's a letter...
if c.match(/[a-z]/i)
# Get its code
code = str.charCodeAt(i)
# Uppercase letters
if (65 <= code <= 90)
c = String.fromCharCode(((code - 65 + amount) % 26) + 65)
# Lowercase letters
else if (97 <= code <= 122)
c = String.fromCharCode(((code - 97 + amount) % 26) + 97)
# Append
output += c
# All done!
output
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