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Mastering Blockchain

Mastering Blockchain

Distributed ledger technology, decentralization, and smart contracts explained, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Imran Bashir
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 178883867X
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 656
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Learn about cryptography and cryptocurrencies, so you can build highly secure, decentralized applications and conduct trusted in-app transactions. Key Features Get to grips with the underlying technical principles and implementations of blockchain Build powerful applications using Ethereum to secure transactions and create smart contracts Explore cryptography, mine cryptocurrencies, and solve scalability issues with this comprehensive guide Book Description A blockchain is a distributed ledger that is replicated across multiple nodes and enables immutable, transparent and cryptographically secure record-keeping of transactions. The blockchain technology is the backbone of cryptocurrencies, and it has applications in finance, government, media and almost all other industries. Mastering Blockchain, Second Edition has been thoroughly updated and revised to provide a detailed description of this leading technology and its implementation in the real world. This book begins with the technical foundations of blockchain technology, teaching you the fundamentals of distributed systems, cryptography and how it keeps data secure. You will learn about the mechanisms behind cryptocurrencies and how to develop applications using Ethereum, a decentralized virtual machine. You will also explore different other blockchain solutions and get an introduction to business blockchain frameworks under Hyperledger, a collaborative effort for the advancement of blockchain technologies hosted by the Linux Foundation. You will also be shown how to implement blockchain solutions beyond currencies, Internet of Things with blockchain, blockchain scalability, and the future scope of this fascinating and powerful technology. What you will learn Master the theoretical and technical foundations of the blockchain technology Understand the concept of decentralization, its impact, and its relationship with blockchain technology Master how cryptography is used to secure data - with practical examples Grasp the inner workings of blockchain and the mechanisms behind bitcoin and alternative cryptocurrencies Understand the theoretical foundations of smart contracts Learn how Ethereum blockchain works and how to develop decentralized applications using Solidity and relevant development frameworks Identify and examine applications of the blockchain technology - beyond currencies Investigate alternative blockchain solutions including Hyperledger, Corda, and many more Explore research topics and the future scope of blockchain technology Who this book is for This book will appeal to those who wish to build fast, highly secure, transactional applications. It targets people who are familiar with the concept of blockchain and are comfortable with a programming language.

Mastering Blockchain

Mastering Blockchain

  • Author: Imran Bashir
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1787129292
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 540
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Distributed ledgers, decentralization and smart contracts explained About This Book Get to grips with the underlying technical principles and implementations of blockchain. Build powerful applications using Ethereum to secure transactions and create smart contracts. Explore cryptography, mine cryptocurrencies, and solve scalability issues with this comprehensive guide. Who This Book Is For This book appeals to those who wish to build fast, highly secure, transactional applications. This book is for those who are familiar with the concept of blockchain and are comfortable with a programming language. What You Will Learn Master the theoretical and technical foundations of blockchain technology Fully comprehend the concept of decentralization, its impact and relationship with blockchain technology Experience how cryptography is used to secure data with practical examples Grasp the inner workings of blockchain and relevant mechanisms behind Bitcoin and alternative cryptocurrencies Understand theoretical foundations of smart contracts Identify and examine applications of blockchain technology outside of currencies Investigate alternate blockchain solutions including Hyperledger, Corda, and many more Explore research topics and future scope of blockchain technology In Detail Blockchain is a distributed database that enables permanent, transparent, and secure storage of data. The blockchain technology is the backbone of cryptocurrency – in fact, it's the shared public ledger upon which the entire Bitcoin network relies – and it's gaining popularity with people who work in finance, government, and the arts. Blockhchain technology uses cryptography to keep data secure. This book gives a detailed description of this leading technology and its implementation in the real world. This book begins with the technical foundations of blockchain, teaching you the fundamentals of cryptography and how it keeps data secure. You will learn about the mechanisms behind cryptocurrencies and how to develop applications using Ethereum, a decentralized virtual machine. You will explore different blockchain solutions and get an exclusive preview into Hyperledger, an upcoming blockchain solution from IBM and the Linux Foundation. You will also be shown how to implement blockchain beyond currencies, scability with blockchain, and the future scope of this fascinating and powerful technology. Style and approach This comprehensive guide allows you to build smart blockchain applications and explore the power of this database. The book will let you quickly brush up on the basics of the blockchain database, followed by advanced implementations of blockchain in currency, smart contracts, decentralization, and so on.

Mastering Bitcoin

Mastering Bitcoin

Unlocking Digital Cryptocurrencies

  • Author: Andreas M. Antonopoulos
  • Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • ISBN: 1491921986
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 298
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Want to join the technological revolution that’s taking the world of finance by storm? Mastering Bitcoin is your guide through the seemingly complex world of bitcoin, providing the requisite knowledge to help you participate in the internet of money. Whether you’re building the next killer app, investing in a startup, or simply curious about the technology, this practical book is essential reading. Bitcoin, the first successful decentralized digital currency, is still in its infancy and it’s already spawned a multi-billion dollar global economy. This economy is open to anyone with the knowledge and passion to participate. Mastering Bitcoin provides you with the knowledge you need (passion not included). This book includes: A broad introduction to bitcoin—ideal for non-technical users, investors, and business executives An explanation of the technical foundations of bitcoin and cryptographic currencies for developers, engineers, and software and systems architects Details of the bitcoin decentralized network, peer-to-peer architecture, transaction lifecycle, and security principles Offshoots of the bitcoin and blockchain inventions, including alternative chains, currencies, and applications User stories, analogies, examples, and code snippets illustrating key technical concepts

Bitcoin: Mastering Bitcoin for Beginners: How You Can Make Insane Money Investing and Trading Bitcoin

Bitcoin: Mastering Bitcoin for Beginners: How You Can Make Insane Money Investing and Trading Bitcoin

  • Author: Neil Hoffman
  • Publisher: Karma Publishing House
  • ISBN: 1386467758
  • Category: Business & Economics
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Discover the book which will cover everything from a simple “What is Bitcoin” to the advanced bitcoin coding, mining and bitcoin blockchain. Now there might be some questions playing on your mind like: What is Bitcoin? Why should I care? What the heck is blockchain? Is it secure? What can Bitcoin do that the dollar can't? Who benefits? How can I make money with bitcoin? Is Bitcoin doomed to fail? Also, are you worried that it’s too technical and that you will never understand the concepts? Do you suffer from future shock, but are looking for a reason to be optimistic? Do you see the possibility of something new and beautiful, but are unsure of it or how to articulate it to friends? Then you have found the perfect book. In this book, we’ll look at the answers to all these questions along with addressing how I made millions of dollars trading bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Here is a preview of what this book will offer: Introducing Bitcoin How the Bitcoin Protocol Works? How Bitcoin Is Different from Normal Currencies Understanding the Blockchain Technology Bitcoin Mining Bitcoin Wallets The Bitcoin Core The Pros and Cons of Bitcoin How to Buy, Sell, and Invest in Bitcoin How Bitcoin Can and Will Disrupt the Financial System Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid While Trading Bitcoin Real World Use of Bitcoin How I Became a Millionaire in 6 Months Trading Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency The Future of Bitcoin and the Challenges It Faces And Much, Much More! “Perfect for fans of Nathaniel Popper and Andreas M. Antonopoulos.” “I do think Bitcoin is the first [encrypted money] that has the potential to do something like changing the world.” - Peter Thiel, Co-Founder of PayPal Final Words: Even if you think you know everything discussed here, give this book a shot. It's an informative and entertaining read, and you may pick up some valuable tools and new ways of thinking you've never read or heard of before. Would You Like to Know More? Scroll to the top and click that buy button, and Get your copy Today! See you inside!

Mastering Bitcoin

Mastering Bitcoin

A Beginners Guide To Money Investing In Digital Cryptocurrency With Trading, Mining And Blockchain Technologies Essentials

  • Author: Michael Scott
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  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 70
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Bitcoin is digital cash, a type of money put away in an online "virtual wallet," free from the control of governments or national banks. Today only, get this Amazon bestseller for a special price. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, or tablet device. As an electronic resource, you can purchase bitcoins, claim them, and send them to another person. Presently, there are above 14 million Bitcoins that have been made, expanding by 25 bitcoins like clockwork or thereabouts, with a concurred breaking point of 21 million, the remainder of which ought to be made a little before the year 2140. It is imperative that you understand what Bitcoin is, a made up cash that exclusive exists in the digital world. And in fact, it's not even cash by any means. It's a creation. It's a bit of innovation. And it's the innovation part which is super fascinating, the blockchain technology behind it, and not just the bitcoin itself. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Read... How Bitcoin Works? Bitcoin Transactions Bitcoin Mining The Blockchain Bitcoin Overview And much, much more! Download your copy today! Take action today and download this book now at a special price!

Blockchain

Blockchain

Mastering Blockchain

  • Author: Keizer Söze
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • ISBN: 9781974263301
  • Category:
  • Page: 108
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!!! BITCOIN IS BLOCKCHAIN !!! While some people think that Bitcoin is the main focus, Blockchain is Bitcoin's legacy. Blockchain is the technology behind Bitcoin, the revolutionary 'virtual currency' that's changing the way of people do business. WHY WOULD YOU READ THIS BOOK? - WELL, HERE IS YOUR ANSWER: -Technology giants such as Intel, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, Dell already invested in learning about Blockchain. -The world largest Banks, Financial Institutions, already created their own Cryptocurrency, using Blockchain technology. -Fin-Tech Companies realized that Smart contracts are changing the world of doing Business, Using Blockchain platform. -Literally, there are thousands of new start-ups investing everyday into blockchain, adopting to the technology of the future! WHY IS ALL THE HYPE? - LET ME GIVE YOU A HINT: -A single Banking system can save between 8-15 Billion dollars per year, using Blockchain -Terminating trusted third party services, and replace them with mathematical algorithms, and digital signatures. -Faster and cheaper payment transactions, in fact employee payments can be done not daily, but every second. -Better Data security by eliminating single point of failure. -100% Availability, using fully de-centralized peer-to-peer network, Data will always be available. Blockchain will revolutionize a wide variety of businesses. Blockchain technology is influencing the future of doing Business, therefore instead of fall behind, take advantages now, and learn how to master Blockchain today! Communication will effect, in fact already in motion and clearly visible everywhere: -Person to Person -Business to Business - B2B -Machine to Machine - M2M This book has lots of in depth information that will help you to understand the blockchain technology. Detailed guide on all Blockchain attributes, and how the technology works, behind bitcoin! This Advanced Guide is an excellent choice to gain: -Better understanding of what Blockchain is, -How it improves data integrity, -How it fundamentally changes the future of doing business, -How it enhances data security. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mastering Blockchain, covers the essentials that you need to know about this exciting technology. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mastering Blockchain preview Of What You'll Learn: -Fundamentals of Bitcoin -Mining Process step-by-step -Blockchain attributes - What's new -Advantages of Peer-to-peer network -Hashing Fundamentals -ASCI Enoding -Cryptography Overview -Digital Signatures -Logarithm basics -Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange -Elliptic Curve Cryptography -Encoding arbitrary data -Checksum Vaklues -Vanity addresses -The great Ledger and it's beauty -Validating blocks, and joining them to the main chain -Platform testing using Testnet -Understand Hardfork vs Softfork -What is Segwit and how it fixes transaction malleability -Understanding Lightning Network - aka the future of payment system Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device.

Mastering Bitcoin For Absolute Beginners The Ultimate Guide To Bitcoin And The Future

Mastering Bitcoin For Absolute Beginners The Ultimate Guide To Bitcoin And The Future

  • Author: Robert Akiyama
  • Publisher: Robert Akiyama
  • ISBN: 1386767107
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: N.A
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☆★☆The Ultimate Guide To The World of Bitcoin Technology is here! ☆★☆ This book will teach you the history, fundamentals, and real world applications of bitcoin cryptocurrency Tired of being cheated by the current system of central banking? They are like rouge intermediaries with absolute control and hold all the power and can print money on a whim. How much longer can we allow this dysfunctional system of currency exchange to exist? This is the digital age and this new wave of currency will impact the lives of millions and even billions worldwide! Meaning no more scandals from third party intermediaries who can print money out of thin air! No more centralized banks! But a unified and decentralized system that is transparent, distributed, and validated among EVERYONE. If you are wondering how can all this be possible? Than it is strongly recommended you grab your copy now and learn everything you need to know about bitcoin, whether you want to invest or understand the convoluted concepts of cyptocurrency in the most easy to read and detailed step by step guide in plain English! What You'll Learn Benefits of Bitcoin History of Bitcoin Real World Application Blockchain technology How mining works Estimating Trends Worldwide Influence On Laws, Policies and Regulations For Bitcoin And, much,much more! Not enough? Ok, well there's more... This book also includes bonus chapters and diagrams! Over 200+ pages of valuable content! How Does This Book Differ From The Rest? This book is truly set apart from the rest and is vastly superior. There's an entire section dedicated to blockchain technology as understanding the fundamental technology behind bitcoin is as equally as important itself. Unlike other books this book does not skim over any details, but gives you the reader an enhanced experience of in depth information, so you can have a greater understanding of both bitcoin and blockchain technology. What are you waiting for? Grab your copy now and join the next big wave of change and see the future! Imagine a world with no more physical currency or central authority figures that control the supply of money.