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  • Discover why blockchain is a game changer in the technology landscape
  • Set up blockchain networks using basic Hyperledger Fabric deployment
  • Understand the considerations for creating decentralized applications
  • Learn to integrate business networks with existing systems
  • Write Smart Contracts quickly with Hyperledger Composer
  • Design transaction model and chaincode with Golang
  • Deploy Composer REST Gateway to access the Composer transactions
  • Maintain, monitor, and govern your blockchain solutions

BBlockchain and Hyperledger technologiesare hot topics today. Hyperledger Fabric and Hyperledger Composer are open source projects that help organizations create private, permissioned blockchain networks. These find application in finance, banking, supply chain, and IoT among several other sectors. This book will be an easy reference to explore and build blockchain networks using Hyperledger technologies.

The book starts by outlining the evolution of blockchain, including an overview of relevant blockchain technologies. You will learn how to configure Hyperledger Fabric and become familiar with its architectural components. Using these components, you will learn to build private blockchain networks, along with the applications that connect to them. Starting from principles first, you’ll learn to design and launch a network, implement smart contracts in chaincode and much more.

By the end of this book, you will be able to build and deploy your own decentralized applications, handling the key pain points encountered in the blockchain life cycle.

  • Write your own chaincode/smart contracts using Golang on hyperledger network
  • Build and deploy decentralized applications (DApps)
  • Dive into real world blockchain challenges such as integration and scalability
Page Count 460
Course Length 13 hours 48 minutes
ISBN 9781788994521
Date Of Publication 20 Jun 2018


Nitin Gaur

Nitin Gaur, is the director of IBM's Blockchain Labs, and an IBM Distinguished Engineer.

Luc Desrosiers

Luc Desrosiers is an IBM-certified IT architect with 20+ years of experience.

Petr Novotny

Petr Novotny is a research scientist at IBM Research, with an MSc from University College London and PhD from Imperial College London, where he was also a post-doctoral research associate.

Venkatraman Ramakrishna

Venkatraman Ramakrishna is an IBM researcher, with a BTech from IIT Kharagpur and PhD from UCLA.

Anthony O'Dowd

Anthony O'Dowd works in IBM's Blockchain team, and is based in Europe.

Salman A. Baset

Dr. Salman A. Baset is the CTO of security in IBM Blockchain Solutions.