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If OpenSSL were a GUI


Carl Tashian
Carl Tashian

“When something exceeds your ability to understand how it works,
it sort of becomes magical.” - Jony Ive

A prototype of a GUI for OpenSSL, in the style of Mac OS 9

*This is incomplete. It covers about 80% of one corner of OpenSSL’s functionality. The certificate policy options have a lot more knobs that I didn’t include.

Carl Tashian (LinkedIn, Twitter) has a couple decades of experience as an engineer, writer, and founder. Before Smallstep, he co-founded and built the engineering team at Trove. He also wrote the code that opens your Zipcar. These days he can be found down all the best PKI rabbit holes, chasing information to help you secure your infrastructure.

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