Top 5 Books to Learn Blockchain (Developer Edition)

Top 5 Books to Learn Blockchain (Developer Edition)

Here are the top 5 blockchain books that every blockchain developer must read.

1) Mastering Bitcoin

If you are starting with Blockchain. Then this book should be the first book on your list. This book not only talks about Bitcoin but also goes in depth into Blockchain. Andreas has wonderfully covered each and everything about Blockchain. How blockchain works, how to set up a bitcoin node, how to generate a private key and public key, etc. The book starts from very basic concepts and then gradually goes into the depth of the concepts. And the best Andreas has explained each     and everything with the help of examples and practical demonstrations

mastering bitcoin

2) Mastering Ethereum 

Another masterpiece by Andreas. If you are starting your journey in smart contract development, then      this  book should be your first choice. In this book, Andreas starts from basics like what Ethereum is and how it works, and then gradually moves towards advanced topics such as Smart Contract and smart contract security. Everything is illustrated with a lot of examples and practical. So, if you want to learn about Ethereum and how to write smart contracts on it, this book could be a perfect choice.         

3) Blockchain with Hyperledger Fabric

If you want to become a Hyperledger Developer then you can go for this book. This   book  starts with what is permissioned Blockchain and  how to design and operate a permissioned blockchain network based on Hyperledger Fabric version 2. You will learn how to configure the main architectural components of a permissioned blockchain network including Peers, Certificate Authorities, Channels, and Policies. You will learn how to design transaction models and smart      contracts with Java, JavaScript, TypeScript, and Golang.

blockchain with hyperledger

4) Mastering the Lightning Network

The Lightning Network (LN) is a rapidly growing second-layer payment protocol that works on top of Bitcoin to provide near-instantaneous transactions between two parties. This book explains how this advancement will enable the next level of scale for Bitcoin, increasing speed and privacy while reducing fees. This book demonstrates why experts consider LN a critical solution to Bitcoin’s scalability problem. You’ll learn how LN has the potential to support far more transactions than today’s financial networks.

mastering the lightning network

5) Cryptocurrency Mining

Mining has always been the most fascinating topic. This book shares the insight of two cryptocurrency insiders as they break down the necessary hardware, software, and strategies to mine Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monero, LiteCoin, and Dash. All the tech and tools related to cryptocurrency mining are explained in detail.


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