A short while ago I posted a quickthought that described a fantastic little article about the hidden architectural secrets that an architect put into his client’s house. The article contained the following ceaser shift cipher:
I promptly started writing an excel program to help me solve it. Jesse then stepped in to help out a bit with some macro work. the end result is decidedly awesome.
Click below to download the excel sheet:
Try it out! You’ll have to use Microsoft excel and you’ll have to enable macros. But the result is a pretty sweet little program. Note: There are two sheets. the first is for all generic codes, the second sheet is specifically for shifted codes.
Surprisingly, Shamus was working on a program to solve ciphers at the same time. He did his in Labview. Check out a screenshot here.
Codes are sweet.