Mastering Bitcoin : unlocking digital cryptocurrencies / by Andreas M. AntonopoulosPublisher: Sebastopol, C.A. : O'Reilly Media, 2015Description: xxi, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781449374044.Subject(s): Bitcoins | Currency | Information technologyOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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How Bitcoin works -- The Bitcoin client -- Keys, addresses, wallets -- Transactions -- The Bitcoin network -- The blockchain -- Mining and consensus -- Alternative chains, currencies and applications -- Bitcoin security. APPENDICES: Transaction script language operators, constants, and symbols -- Bitcoin improvement proposals -- pycoin,ku,and tx -- Available commands with sx tools.
Provides a comprehensive guide to the bitcoin currency, including its technical foundations, transaction lifecycle, security principals and details of the bitcoin decentralised network. Uses stories, examples and code snippets to illustrate key technical concepts.