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Introducing Ethereum and Solidity

Foundations of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Programming for Beginners

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  2. Chris Dannen
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  4. Chris Dannen
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  5. Chris Dannen
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  11. Chris Dannen
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  12. Chris Dannen
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  13. Back Matter
    Pages 181-185

About this book


Learn how to use Solidity and the Ethereum project – second only to Bitcoin in market capitalization. Blockchain protocols are taking the world by storm, and the Ethereum project, with its Turing-complete scripting language Solidity, has rapidly become a front-runner. This book presents the blockchain phenomenon in context; then situates Ethereum in a world pioneered by Bitcoin.

See why professionals and non-professionals alike are honing their skills in smart contract patterns and distributed application development. You'll review the fundamentals of programming and networking, alongside its introduction to the new discipline of crypto-economics. You'll then deploy smart contracts of your own, and learn how they can serve as a back-end for JavaScript and HTML applications on the Web.

Many Solidity tutorials out there today have the same flaw: they are written for“advanced” JavaScript developers who want to transfer their skills to a blockchain environment. Introducing Ethereum and Solidity is accessible to technology professionals and enthusiasts of “all levels.”  You’ll find exciting sample code that can move forward real world assets in both the academic and the corporate arenas. Find out now why this book is a powerful gateway for creative technologists of all types, from concept to deployment.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.BrooklynUSA

About the authors

Chris Dannen is a partner and founder at Iterative Instinct, a hybrid investment fund focused on cryptocurrency trading and seed-stage venture investments. He was formerly a corporate strategist for Fortune 500 companies. A self-taught programmer, he holds one patent; this is his fourth book. Chris is an avid traveler who has trekked across 20 countries, bicycled from Rome to Barcelona in 30 days, and summited Mount Fuji in under six hours. He was formerly a Senior Editor at Fast Company and today consults on technical content for major publishers. He graduated from the University of Virginia in three years and now resides in New York, NY.

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