Mastering Blockchain: Inner workings of blockchain, from cryptography and decentralized identities, to DeFi, NFTs and Web3, 4th Edition (English Edition)

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Demystify one of the most disruptive modern technologies and gain a deeper understanding of distributed ledgers, consensus protocols, smart contracts, DApps, cryptocurrencies, and more.

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Key FeaturesStudy new blockchains, including Polkadot, Solana, and Avalanche blockchain, along with recent developments in security, scalability, and privacyExplore key cryptocurrencies and distributed ledgers such as Ethereum, Bitcoin, Hyperledger Fabric, Corda, and QuorumGet to grips with Solidity, Web3, NFTs, DeFi, and smart contract developmentBook Description

Blockchain is the backbone of cryptocurrencies, it has had a massive impact in many sectors, including finance, supply chains, healthcare, government, and media. It’s also being used for cutting edge technologies such as AI and IoT. This new edition is thoroughly revised to offer a practical approach to using Ethereum, Hyperledger, Fabric, and Corda with step-by-step tutorials and real-world use-cases to help you understand everything you need to know about blockchain development and implementation. With new chapters on Decentralized Finance and solving privacy, identity, and security issues, as well as bonus online content exploring alternative blockchains, this is an unmissable read for everyone who wants to gain a deep understanding of blockchain.

The book doesn’t shy away from advanced topics and practical expertise, such as decentralized application (DApp) development using smart contracts and oracles, and emerging trends in the blockchain space. Throughout the book, you’ll explore blockchain solutions beyond cryptocurrencies, such as the IoT with blockchain, enterprise blockchains, and tokenization, and gain insight into the future scope of this fascinating and disruptive technology.

By the end of this blockchain book, you will have gained a thorough comprehension of the various facets of blockchain and understand the potential of this technology in diverse real-world scenarios.

What you will learnGrasp the mechanisms behind Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrenciesUnderstand cryptography and its usage in blockchainBecome familiar with the theoretical foundations of smart contracts and blockchain consensusDevelop DApps using Solidity, Remix, Truffle, and GanacheSolve issues relating to privacy, identity, scalability, and security in enterprise blockchainsDive into the architecture of Ethereum 2.0Delve into emerging trends like DeFi, NFTs, and MetaverseExplore various applications, research topics, and future directions of blockchainWho this book is for

This book is for blockchain enthusiasts from all backgrounds, including software developers and programmers who want to learn how to build DApps, business executives and managers who want to explore the benefits and challenges of leveraging blockchain in different industries, and system architects and solution designers who want insight into blockchain architecture, consensus mechanisms, and security considerations. It is also a useful reference guide for blockchain development professionals who want to build fast and highly secure transactional applications. Basic knowledge in any programming language will come in handy.

Table of ContentsBlockchain 101DecentralizationSymmetric CryptographyAsymmetric CryptographyConsensus AlgorithmsBitcoin ArchitectureBitcoin in PracticeSmart ContractsEthereum ArchitectureEthereum in Practice

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ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0B4P2VC76
Éditeur ‏ : ‎ Packt Publishing; 4e édition (31 mars 2023)
Langue ‏ : ‎ Anglais
Taille du fichier ‏ : ‎ 21215 KB
Synthèse vocale ‏ : ‎ Activée
Confort de lecture ‏ : ‎ Activé
X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Non activée
Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Non activé
Pense-bêtes ‏ : ‎ Sur Kindle Scribe
Nombre de pages de l’édition imprimée  ‏ : ‎ 818 pages

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