Mastering Blockchain, Second Edition

Mastering Blockchain, Second Edition

by Imran Bashir

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781788839044
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 03/29/2018
Pages: 656
Sales rank: 255,311
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.32(d)

About the Author

Imran Bashir has an M.Sc. in Information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London, and has a background in software development, solution architecture, infrastructure management, and IT service management. He is also a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the British Computer Society (BCS). Imran has sixteen years' of experience in the public and financial sectors. He worked on large scale IT projects in the public sector before moving to the financial services industry. Since then, he has worked in various technical roles for different financial companies in Europe's financial capital, London. He is currently working for an investment bank in London as Vice President in the Technology department.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Blockchain 101
  2. Decentralization
  3. Symmetric cryptography
  4. Public key cryptography
  5. Introducing Bitcoin
  6. Bitcoin Network and Payments
  7. Bitcoin clients and APIs
  8. Alternative Coins
  9. Smart Contracts
  10. Etherium 101
  11. Further Ethereum
  12. Setting up a development environment
  13. Development tools and clients
  14. Introducing Web3
  15. Hyperledger
  16. Alternative Blockchain Solutions
  17. Blockchain – Outside of Currencies
  18. Scalability and Other Challenges
  19. Current Landscape and What’s Next

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