Perry Mitchell joined the show to talk about the importance of password management and his project Buttercup — an open source password manager built around strong encryption and security standards, a beautifully simple interface, and freely available on all major platforms. We talked through encryption, security concerns, building for multiple platforms, Electron and React Native pros and woes, and their future plans to release a hosted sync and team service to sustain and grow Buttercup into a business that’s built around its open source.
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Notes and Links
- Have I Been Pwned: Check if your email has been compromised in a data breach
- Key derivation function on Wikipedia
- Sallar Kaboli on GitHub
- Buttercup Roadmap
- Why I love password managers on Changelog News
- The Changelog #237: Reproducible Builds and Secure Software with Chris Lamb
- ownCloud – The leading OpenSource Cloud Collaboration Platform
- KeePass Password Safe
- Open Source Password Management Solutions