Advanced Blockchain Development

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Learn
  • Understand why decentralized applications are important
  • Discover the mechanisms behind bitcoin and alternative cryptocurrencies
  • Master how cryptography is used to secure data with the help of examples
  • Maintain, monitor, and manage your blockchain solutions
  • Create Ethereum wallets
  • Explore research topics and the future scope of blockchain technology
About

Blockchain technology is a distributed ledger with applications in industries such as finance, government, and media. This Learning Path is your guide to building blockchain networks using Ethereum, JavaScript, and Solidity. You will get started by understanding the technical foundations of blockchain technology, including distributed systems, cryptography and how this digital ledger keeps data secure. Further into the chapters, you’ll gain insights into developing applications using Ethereum and Hyperledger. As you build on your knowledge of Ether security, mining , smart contracts, and Solidity, you’ll learn how to create robust and secure applications that run exactly as programmed without being affected by fraud, censorship, or third-party interference. Toward the concluding chapters, you’ll explore how blockchain solutions can be implemented in applications such as IoT apps, in addition to its use in currencies. The Learning Path will also highlight how you can increase blockchain scalability and even discusses the future scope of this fascinating and powerful technology. By the end of this Learning Path, you'll be equipped with the skills you need to tackle pain points encountered in the blockchain life cycle and confidently design and deploy decentralized applications.

This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products:

  • Mastering Blockchain - Second Edition by Imran Bashir
  • Building Blockchain Projects by Narayan Prusty
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
  • Gain advanced insights into cryptography and cryptocurrencies
Page Count 590
Course Length 17 hours 42 minutes
ISBN 9781838823191
Date Of Publication 21 May 2019

Authors

Imran Bashir

Imran Bashir has a master’s degree in information security from Royal Holloway, University of London. He 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 British Computer Society (BCS). Imran has an experience of sixteen years in the public and financial sectors. He worked on large-scale IT projects for 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. Currently, he is working for an investment bank in London.

Narayan Prusty

Narayan Prusty is a full-stack developer. He works as a consultant for various start-ups around the world. He has worked on various technologies and programming languages but is very passionate about JavaScript, WordPress, Ethereum, Solr, React, Cordova, MongoDB, and AWS. Apart from consulting for various start-ups, he also runs a blog titled QNimate and a video tutorial site titled QScutter, where he shares information about a lot of the technologies he works on.

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