Mastering Blockchain: A deep dive into distributed ledgers, consensus protocols, smart contracts, DApps, cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, and more, 3rd Edition
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Develop a deeper understanding of what is underneath the hood of blockchain with this technical reference information on one of the vital disruptive trendy applied sciences
- Updated with 4 new chapters on consensus algorithms, Ethereum 2.0, tokenization, and enterprise blockchains
- Learn about key components of blockchain idea comparable to decentralization, cryptography, and consensus protocols
- Get to grips with Solidity, Web3, cryptocurrencies, smart contract improvement and clear up scalability, safety and privateness points
- Discover the structure of various distributed ledger platforms together with Ethereum, Bitcoin, Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Sawtooth, Corda and Quorum
Blockchain is the spine of cryptocurrencies, with purposes in finance, authorities, media, and different industries. With a legacy of offering technologists with executable insights, this new version of Mastering Blockchain is completely revised and up to date to the most recent blockchain analysis with 4 new chapters on consensus algorithms, Serenity (the replace that can introduce Ethereum 2.0), tokenization, and enterprise blockchains.
This guide covers the fundamentals, together with blockchain’s technical underpinnings, cryptography and consensus protocols. It additionally offers you with skilled data on decentralization, decentralized utility improvement on Ethereum, Bitcoin, various cash, smart contracts, various blockchains, and Hyperledger.
Further, you’ll discover blockchain options past cryptocurrencies such because the Internet of Things with blockchain, enterprise blockchains, tokenization utilizing blockchain, and take into account the long run scope of this fascinating and disruptive know-how.
By the top of this guide, you should have gained a radical comprehension of the varied sides of blockchain and perceive their potential in numerous real-world situations.
What you’ll study
- Grasp the mechanisms behind Bitcoin, Ethereum, and various cryptocurrencies
- Understand cryptography and its utilization in blockchain
- Understand the theoretical foundations of smart contracts
- Develop decentralized purposes utilizing Solidity, Remix, Truffle, Ganache and Drizzle
- Identify and study purposes of blockchain past cryptocurrencies
- Understand the structure and improvement of Ethereum 2.0
- Explore analysis matters and the long run scope of blockchain
Who this guide is for
If you’re a technologist, enterprise govt, a scholar or an fanatic who needs to discover the fascinating world of blockchain know-how, smart contracts, decentralized purposes and distributed methods then this guide is for you. Basic familiarity with a beginner-level command of a programming language could be a plus.
Table of Contents
- Blockchain 101
- Symmetric Cryptography
- Public Key Cryptography
- Consensus Algorithms
- Introducing Bitcoin
- The Bitcoin Network and Payments
- Bitcoin Clients and APIs
- Alternative Coins
- Smart Contracts
- Ethereum 101
- Further Ethereum
- Ethereum Development Environment
- Development Tools and Frameworks
- Introducing Web3
- Blockchain – Outside of Currencies
- Enterprise Blockchain
- Scalability and Other Challenges
- Current Landscape and What’s Next
From the Publisher
The architectural view of a generic blockchain
Master blockchain with Imran Bashir
Explore the foundational pillars of blockchain know-how
Discover the structure of various distributed ledger platforms
Become accustomed to Web3, smart contract improvement and clear up scalability
What’s new on this third version of Mastering Blockchain?
This 3rd version of Mastering Blockchain has 4 new chapters on scorching matters comparable to blockchain consensus, Ethereum 2, and Enterprise blockchains. All chapters have been up to date to incorporate the most recent info and new and superior matters, comparable to zero-knowledge proofs, zk-SNARKS, Tezos, EOS, formal strategies, and blockchain safety.
This guide offers a holistic view of most areas of blockchain know-how, together with hands-on workout routines utilizing Ethereum, Bitcoin, Quroum, and Hyperledger.
The structure and improvement of Ethereum 2.0
The mechanisms behind Bitcoin, Ethereum, and various cryptocurrencies
The identification and examination of blockchain purposes of blockchain past cryptocurrencies
What are the important thing takeaways of the guide?
Whether you’re a seasoned technologist, scholar, enterprise govt or merely a blockchain fanatic, it’s important to concentrate on the underlying ideas and core theoretical ideas comparable to distributed methods, consensus, cryptography and improvement utilizing no helper instruments within the begin.
This guide is a wonderful mixture of each the breadth and depth of blockchain know-how. As a mastering guide, it may be used not solely as a reference at work, but additionally very successfully as a textbook in a classroom or for self-learning. There is at present no different guide that gives a complete overview of blockchain know-how with adequate sensible data.
My foremost purpose is to create a exceptional mixture of idea and apply. I intention to offer a complete and in-depth reference of distributed ledger know-how that not solely serves the skilled, however can be accessible for newbies.
I particularly concentrate on describing the core traits of blockchain, in order that readers can set up a robust basis on which to construct additional data and experience. I additionally envisage that with this strategy, the guide will stay helpful sooner or later regardless of fixed developments.
Table of Contents:
The Bitcoin Network and Payments
Alternative Coins and Smart Contracts
Hyperledger and Tokenization
Blockchain – Outside of Currencies
Current Landscape and What’s Next
Publisher:Packt Publishing (August 31, 2020)
Item Weight:3.03 kilos
Dimensions:7.5 x 1.84 x 9.25 inches