NL-PRIME Revealed

Within the blog post “NL-PRIME Revealed” over at the Investigate Ingress blog, there were only two codes hidden inside the source code.

[1] xebiauhglarntmpbtapoachgxeirier
[2] 6w8qbtoe9lhy5h

Code #1

Observations

With a length of 31, we can exclude rectangles.
Doing the normal Atbash and Rot steps does not reveal much towards a solution.
But notice something slightly familiar inside the code?

[hint]

Xenon lead mercury to gold.

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Code #2

Observations

Everything seems to be there, looks like a normal transposition solve.

[hint]

Look for the word, then transpose the text so it is readable.

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