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Is there a resource out there that's the de-facto standard for describing best practices and other helpful information on bouncycastle? What about that resource makes it special?

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What resources have you already found, NoProblemBabe? why have you found them to be lacking? –  Matt Ellen Jun 14 '11 at 13:07
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also, you might want read this article about how to ask questions: pcmech.com/article/how-to-avoid-lmgtfy –  Matt Ellen Jun 14 '11 at 13:28
    
Actually I think that the more the merrier, I found a book named begining Java Criptography. I found it really good, and although was written by one of the committers, its not entirelly for bouncy castle. –  NoProblemBabe Jun 16 '11 at 14:32
    
Matt Ellen, I invite you to search for a good reading on Bouncy Castle and give me valid answers then. There are thousands of pages that disect the subject, somewhere. If I had written that on stackExchange, is because I alone could not find anything relevant, at least more than 3 or 4 links. Thank you for your grand help –  NoProblemBabe Jun 27 '11 at 13:39

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Without knowing anything in particular that you're looking to do, I recommend starting with the API links from BouncyCastle's website:

http://www.bouncycastle.org/documentation.html

If you want a quick-and-dirty encryption and decryption example:

http://www.java-tips.org/java-me-tips/midp/encrypting-decrypting-text-messages-with-bouncy-castle-crypt.html

Also, there's a StackOverflow tag for BouncyCastle if you want more specific information:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/bouncycastle

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