Mastering Bitcoin


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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

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Author by Andreas M. Antonopoulos
Genre eBook Business & Economics
Read Book 298
ISBN Number 9781491902646

Mastering Bitcoin


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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

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Author by Andreas M. Antonopoulos
Genre eBook Computers
Read Book 298
ISBN Number 9781491921982

Mastering Bitcoin


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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 executivesAn explanation of the technical foundations of bitcoin and cryptographic currencies for developers, engineers, and software and systems architectsDetails of the bitcoin decentralized network, peer-to-peer architecture, transaction lifecycle, and security principlesOffshoots of the bitcoin and blockchain inventions, including alternative chains, currencies, and applicationsUser stories, analogies, examples, and code snippets illustrating key technical concepts"

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Author by Andreas M. Antonopoulos
Genre eBook Bitcoin
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ISBN Number 1491902604

Mastering Bitcoin


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Join the technological revolution that’s taking the financial world by storm. Mastering Bitcoin is your guide through the seemingly complex world of bitcoin, providing the knowledge you need to 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 revised and expanded second edition provides essential detail to get you started. Bitcoin, the first successful decentralized digital currency, is still in its early stages and yet it’s already spawned a multi-billion-dollar global economy open to anyone with the knowledge and passion to participate. Mastering Bitcoin provides the knowledge. You simply supply the passion. The second edition includes: A broad introduction of bitcoin and its underlying blockchain—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 New developments such as Segregated Witness, Payment Channels, and Lightning Network A deep dive into blockchain applications, including how to combine the building blocks offered by this platform into higher-level applications User stories, analogies, examples, and code snippets illustrating key technical concepts

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Author by Andreas M. Antonopoulos
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9781491954362

Mastering Bitcoin


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Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and a digital payment system invented by an unknown programmer, or a group of programmers, under the name Satoshi Nakamoto. It was released as open-source software in 2009. The system is peer-to-peer, and transactions take place between users directly, without an intermediary. These transactions are verified by network nodes and recorded in a public distributed ledger called a blockchain. Since the system works without a central repository or single administrator, bitcoin is called the first decentralized digital currency. Besides being created as a reward for mining, bitcoin can be exchanged for other currencies, products, and services in legal or black markets. As of February 2015, over 100,000 merchants and vendors accepted bitcoin as payment. According to research produced by Cambridge University in 2017, there are 2.9 to 5.8 million unique users using a cryptocurrency wallet, most of them using bitcoin.

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Author by Adidas Wilson
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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Mastering Bitcoin


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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!

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Author by Michael Scott
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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Mastering Ethereum


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Ethereum represents the gateway to a worldwide, decentralized computing paradigm. This platform enables you to run decentralized applications (DApps) and smart contracts that have no central points of failure or control, integrate with a payment network, and operate on an open blockchain. With this practical guide, Andreas M. Antonopoulos and Gavin Wood provide everything you need to know about building smart contracts and DApps on Ethereum and other virtual-machine blockchains. Discover why IBM, Microsoft, NASDAQ, and hundreds of other organizations are experimenting with Ethereum. This essential guide shows you how to develop the skills necessary to be an innovator in this growing and exciting new industry. Run an Ethereum client, create and transmit basic transactions, and program smart contracts Learn the essentials of public key cryptography, hashes, and digital signatures Understand how "wallets" hold digital keys that control funds and smart contracts Interact with Ethereum clients programmatically using JavaScript libraries and Remote Procedure Call interfaces Learn security best practices, design patterns, and anti-patterns with real-world examples Create tokens that represent assets, shares, votes, or access control rights Build decentralized applications using multiple peer-to-peer (P2P) components

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Author by Andreas M. Antonopoulos
Genre eBook Computers
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ISBN Number 9781491971918

Programming Bitcoin


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Dive into Bitcoin technology with this hands-on guide from one of the leading teachers on Bitcoin and Bitcoin programming. Author Jimmy Song shows Python programmers and developers how to program a Bitcoin library from scratch. You’ll learn how to work with the basics, including the math, blocks, network, and transactions behind this popular cryptocurrency and its blockchain payment system. By the end of the book, you'll understand how this cryptocurrency works under the hood by coding all the components necessary for a Bitcoin library. Learn how to create transactions, get the data you need from peers, and send transactions over the network. Whether you’re exploring Bitcoin applications for your company or considering a new career path, this practical book will get you started. Parse, validate, and create bitcoin transactions Learn Script, the smart contract language behind Bitcoin Do exercises in each chapter to build a Bitcoin library from scratch Understand how proof-of-work secures the blockchain Program Bitcoin using Python 3 Understand how simplified payment verification and light wallets work Work with public-key cryptography and cryptographic primitives

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Author by Jimmy Song
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ISBN Number 9781492031468

Mastering Blockchain


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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.

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Author by Imran Bashir
Genre eBook Computers
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ISBN Number 9781787129290

Mastering Bitcoin For Absolute Beginners


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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.

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Author by Raymond Kazuya
Genre eBook Computers
Read Book 210
ISBN Number 1977685854