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  • Title: Mastering Bitcoin: Programming the Open Blockchain
  • Author(s) Andreas M. Antonopoulos
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, 2nd edition (July 1, 2017); eBook (Creative Commons Edition)
  • License(s): 2nd Edition: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 US
  • Paperback: 250 pages
  • eBook AsciiDoc and PDF
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10/ASIN: 1491954388 (1449374042, 1st edition)
  • ISBN-13: 978-1491954386 (978-1449374044, 1st edition)
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Book Description

This book is your guide through the seemingly complex world of Bitcoin, providing the knowledge you need to participate in the internet of money. Whether you're building the next killer app, investing in a startup, or simply curious about the technology, this revised and expanded second edition provides essential detail to get you started.

It tells you everything you need to know about joining one of the most exciting revolutions since the invention of the web: digital money. Bitcoin is the first successful digital currency. It's instant, global, frictionless and it is changing money forever. Bitcoin is still in its infancy, and yet it has already spawned an economy valued at nearly $2 billion that is growing exponentially. Established companies like PayPal are considering adding bitcoin as a payment method, and investors are funding a flurry of new startups aiming to stake claims in a new industry that may rival the Internet in terms of scale and impact on daily life.

If you're interested in learning more about the technical operation of bitcoin, or if you're building the next great bitcoin killer app or business, you will find this book essential reading. From the basic use of a bitcoin wallet to buy a cup of coffee, to running a bitcoin marketplace with hundreds of thousands of transactions, or collaboratively building new financial innovations that will transform our understanding of currency and credit, this book will help you engineer money. You're about to unlock the API to a new economy. This book is your key.

This book is intended to be used as a reference book for technical professionals, as a self-study guide for bitcoin entrepreneurs, and as a textbook for university courses on bitcoin and digital currencies.

About the Authors
  • Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a British-Greek Bitcoin advocate, tech entrepreneur, and author. He is a host on the Speaking of Bitcoin podcast (formerly called Let's Talk Bitcoin!) and a teaching fellow for the M.Sc. Digital Currencies at the University of Nicosia.
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