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    Uuid Readable

    Generate Easy to Remember, Readable UUIDs, that are Shakespearean and Grammatically Correct Sentences 🥳
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    Generate Easy to Remember, Readable UUIDs, that are Shakespearean and Grammatically Correct Sentences 🥳

    Logo

    • Built on UUID v4
    • Optionally pass your UUID to generate a unique sentence
    • 128 Bit Crypto Secure
    • Grammatically correct sentences
    • Easy to remember
    • Has a Shakespeare feeling
    • Universally Unique Identifier
    • Generate Low Entropy 32 Bit Tokens

    Example

    128 Bit UUID Readable

    Loren Chariot Addy the Titbit of Cholame questioned Cele Garth Alda and 16 windy frogs

    Drucill Hubert Lewse the Comer of Avera rejoices Fiann Craggy Florie and 5 hard trouts

    Jacquette Brandt John the Pectus of Barnsdall doubted Glenn Gay Gregg and 12 noisy stoats

    Low Entropy 32 Bit

    11 pretty dragonflies regularly sang

    2 fat toads happily buzzed

    Note

    Think of it this way, it's impossible to remember 32 random characters in UUID, but these sentences even though hard can be remembered, and are definitely fun!

    Alternatively, generate 32 bit readable small sentences from 128 bit UUID and check later if they match.

    API

    Thanks to uuid.rocks, we have an API Endpoint

    curl https://uuid.rocks/plain?readable
    # Joyce Ange Barrett the Orient of Alco killed Marlyn Hewett Lady and 11 strong bulls
    

    Installation

    npm install uuid-readable --save
    

    Usage

    const id = require('uuid-readable')
    
    console.log( id.generate() )
    // Cathleen d Dieball the Monolith of Alderson reflects Arly Arnie Keenan and 18 large ants
    

    Pass your own UUID

    console.log( id.generate(uuid) )
    

    Inverse, get UUID back from Readable UUID

    const uuid = '1b9d6bcd-bbfd-4b2d-9b5d-ab8dfbbd4bed'
    const readable = id.generate(uuid)
    const inverse = id.inverse(readable)
    
    inverse === uuid // true
    

    Low Entropy 32bit Readable (Use as Readable Hash)

    const short = id.short(uuid)
    // 5 fat toads happily buzzed
    
    // Check Later
    id.check(short, uuid) //true
    

    MongoDB

    const id = require('uuid-readable')
    
    readable_id: {
      'type': String,
      'default': id
    }
    
    // or use as real id
    
    _id: {
      'type': String,
      'default': id
    }
    

    How does it work?

    UUID is converted to 128 bits.

    • 12 bits for first name
    • 11 bits for middle name
    • 14 bits for last name
    • 13 bits for a personal pronoun
    • 13 bits for name of place
    • 10 bits for verb
    • 12 bits for first name
    • 11 bits for middle name
    • 14 bits for last name
    • 5 bits for number of animals
    • 6 bits for animal adjective
    • 7 bits for animal

    For example, 7 bits for animal means we choose one animal from a list of atleast 2**7 = 128 animals

    Alternatively, the inverse funcation proves that UUID and Readable UUID form a bijection, hence no loss of entropy.

    Use Cases

    • Customer Support

    You can remember parts of the id and that's enough to search it up and communicate throughout a large team. I will be using it as a secret generation for a service, and customer tickets.

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