Ruby latest stable (v2_5_5) - 0 notes - Class: SecureRandom

Method deprecated or moved

This method is deprecated or moved on the latest stable version. The last existing version (v2_2_9) is shown here.

These similar methods exist in v2_5_5:

hex(n=nil) public

SecureRandom.hex generates a random hexadecimal string.

The argument n specifies the length, in bytes, of the random number to be generated. The length of the resulting hexadecimal string is twice n.

If n is not specified or is nil, 16 is assumed. It may be larger in future.

The result may contain 0-9 and a-f.

p SecureRandom.hex #=> "eb693ec8252cd630102fd0d0fb7c3485"
p SecureRandom.hex #=> "91dc3bfb4de5b11d029d376634589b61"

If secure random number generator is not available, NotImplementedError is raised.

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