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Learn what the Blockchain is, what the differences between available blockchain platforms are, how to work with Oracle's Blockchain Cloud Service, and how Blockchain can change the direction of your Oracle work and the focus of your customers. Key Features A professional orientation of the Blockchain for Oracle developers and customers Learn what the Blockchain is and how it will affect for you and your customers Learn how blockchain will disrupt traditional cross-organizational applications Implement your own Blockchain on Oracle and develop your first smart contract Industry directions of the Blockchain to help you decide where to develop your skills Book Description Blockchain across Oracle gives you the professional orientation to Blockchain that you need as an Oracle developer in today's changing world. Written and prepared for you by Oracle Developer Champion Robert van Molken, this book gets you up to speed with the details of the Blockchain - core concepts, how to implement Oracle's Blockchain Cloud Service, industry implications for the Blockchain, and how the Blockchain will affect your Oracle customers. Robert van Molken introduces you to the history and concepts of the Blockchain. You'll really get to understand the Blockchain inside and out, as an Oracle developer or solution architect. You'll understand the Blockchain flow, and how the hashes and chains create a new decentralised paradigm for you as an Oracle developer. You'll gain insights into how the Blockchain affects Oracle developers and customers in this modern and disruptive era. You'll see how the Blockchain concepts work in this new world where Assets, Transactions, Security, and Privacy, can all be sustained across a decentralized system for your customers. Then you'll find a detailed look at the cutting-edge Oracle middleware solutions. You'll learn about Hyperledger Fabric, the opensource Blockchain framework used by Oracle as its core, and how to set up your own Oracle Blockchain Network. You'll design and develop a smart contract, and learn how to run it on the Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service. The final part of the book looks at how the Blockchain will affect your customers across various industry sectors. By studying industry trends in the financial services sector, healthcare industry, and the transport industry, you'll discover how the options and possibilities for you and your clients are being transformed by the Blockchain across Oracle. You'll complete this professional orientation by looking at Blockchain trends and future directions. What you will learn A full introduction to the Blockchain How the Blockchain affects Oracle developers and customers Core concepts including blocks, hashes, and chains, assets, transactions, and consensus How to work with Oracle Cloud to implement a Blockchain Network Design, develop, and run smart contracts on the Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service Blockchain security and privacy for Oracle developers and clients Public and private Blockchain decisions for Oracle architects and developers Industry analysis across finance, governance, and healthcare sectors Industry trends and the future of the Blockchain technology Who this book is for This book is a professional orientation for all Oracle developers, solution architects, and decisions makers involved in Oracle system and future development.
Implement decentralized blockchain applications to build scalable Dapps Key Features Understand the blockchain ecosystem and its terminologies Implement smart contracts, wallets, and consensus protocols Design and develop decentralized applications using Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Hyperledger Book Description The Blockchain is a revolution promising a new world without middlemen. Technically, it is an immutable and tamper-proof distributed ledger of all transactions across a peer-to-peer network. With this book, you will get to grips with the blockchain ecosystem to build real-world projects. This book will walk you through the process of building multiple blockchain projects with different complexity levels and hurdles. Each project will teach you just enough about the field's leading technologies, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Quorum, and Hyperledger in order to be productive from the outset. As you make your way through the chapters, you will cover the major challenges that are associated with blockchain ecosystems such as scalability, integration, and distributed file management. In the concluding chapters, you'll learn to build blockchain projects for business, run your ICO, and even create your own cryptocurrency. Blockchain by Example also covers a range of projects such as Bitcoin payment systems, supply chains on Hyperledger, and developing a Tontine Bank Every is using Ethereum. By the end of this book, you will not only be able to tackle common issues in the blockchain ecosystem, but also design and build reliable and scalable distributed systems. What you will learn Grasp decentralized technology fundamentals to master blockchain principles Build blockchain projects on Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Hyperledger Create your currency and a payment application using Bitcoin Implement decentralized apps and supply chain systems using Hyperledger Write smart contracts, run your ICO, and build a Tontine decentralized app using Ethereum Implement distributed file management with blockchain Integrate blockchain into existing systems in your organization Who this book is for If you are keen on learning how to build your own blockchain decentralized applications from scratch, then this book is for you. It explains all the basic concepts required to develop intermediate projects and will teach you to implement the building blocks of a blockchain ecosystem.
Learn quick and effective techniques for developing blockchain-based distributed ledgers with ease Key Features Discover why blockchain is a game changer in the technology landscape Set up blockchain networks using Hyperledger Fabric Write smart contracts at speed with Hyperledger Composer Book Description Blockchain and Hyperledger are open source technologies that power the development of decentralized applications. This Learning Path is your helpful reference for exploring and building blockchain networks using Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric, and Hyperledger Composer. Blockchain Development with Hyperledger will start off by giving you an overview of blockchain and demonstrating how you can set up an Ethereum development environment for developing, packaging, building, and testing campaign-decentralized applications. You'll then explore the de facto language Solidity, which you can use to develop decentralized applications in Ethereum. Following this, you'll be able to configure Hyperledger Fabric and use it to build private blockchain networks and applications that connect to them. Toward the later chapters, you'll learn how to design and launch a network, and even implement smart contracts in chain code. By the end of this Learning Path, you'll be able to build and deploy your own decentralized applications by addressing the key pain points encountered in the blockchain life cycle. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: Blockchain Quick Start Guide by Xun (Brian) Wu and Weimin Sun Hands-On Blockchain with Hyperledger by Nitin Gaur et al. What you will learn Understand why decentralized applications are necessary Develop and test a decentralized application with Hyperledger Fabric and Hyperledger Composer Write and test a smart contract using Solidity Design transaction models and chain code with Golang Deploy the Composer REpresentational State Transfer (REST) Gateway to access Composer transactions Maintain, monitor, and manage your blockchain solutions Who this book is for This Learning Path is designed for blockchain developers who want to build decentralized applications and smart contracts from scratch using Hyperledger. Basic familiarity with or exposure to any programming language will be useful to get started with this course.
Your one-stop guide to blockchain technology and its business applications Key Features Assimilate blockchain services such as Ethereum and Hyperledger to transform industrial applications Know in and out of blockchain technology to understand various business use cases Understand various common and not-so-common challenges faced in blockchain development Book Description Blockchain for Business 2019 is a comprehensive guide that enables you to bring in various blockchain functionalities to extend your existing business models and make correct fully-informed decisions. You will learn how decentralized applications are transforming numerous business sectors that are expected to play a huge role in the future. You will see how large corporations are already implementing blockchain technology now. You will then learn about the various blockchain services, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Hyperledger, and others to understand their use cases in a variety of business domains. You will develop a solid fundamental understanding of blockchain architecture. Moving ahead, you will get to grips with the inner workings of blockchain, with detailed explanations of mining, decentralized consensus, cryptography, smart contracts, and many other important concepts. You will delve into a realistic view of the current state of blockchain technology, along with its issues, limitations, and potential solutions that can take it to the next level. By the end of this book, you will all be well versed in the latest innovations and developments in the emerging blockchain space. What you will learn Understand the fundamentals of blockchain and how it was developed Gain a good understanding of economic concepts and developments Develop a base for concepts such as cryptography, computer networking, and programming Understand the applications of blockchain and its potential impact on the world Become well versed with the latest developments in the blockchain space Explore blockchain frameworks, including decentralized organizational structures, networks, and applications Who this book is for This book is for financial professionals, business executives, managers, and enthusiasts who are interested in getting well-versed with blockchain technology in various business domains. This book will help boost your existing business models using blockchain services. No prior experience of blockchain is required.
Understand how blockchain works and explore a variety of strategies to implement it in your organization effectively Key Features Become familiar with business challenges faced by companies when using blockchain Discover how companies implement blockchain to monetize and secure their data Study real-world examples to understand blockchain and its use in organizations Book Description In addition to cryptocurrencies, blockchain-based apps are being developed in different industries such as banking, supply chain, and healthcare to achieve digital transformation and enhance user experience. Blockchain is not only about Bitcoin or cryptocurrencies, but also about different technologies such as peer-to-peer networks, consensus mechanisms, and cryptography. These technologies together help sustain trustless environments in which digital value can be transferred between individuals without intermediaries. This book will help you understand the basics of blockchain such as consensus protocols, decentralized applications, and tokenization. You'll focus on how blockchain is used today in different industries and the technological challenges faced while implementing a blockchain strategy. The book also enables you, as a decision maker, to understand blockchain from a technical perspective and evaluate its applicability in your business. Finally, you'll get to grips with blockchain frameworks such as Hyperledger and Quorum and their usability. By the end of this book, you'll have learned about the current use cases of blockchain and be able to implement a blockchain strategy on your own. What you will learn Become well-versed with how blockchain works Understand the difference between blockchain and Bitcoin Learn how blockchain is being used in different industry verticals such as finance and retail Delve into the technological and organizational challenges of implementing blockchain Explore the possibilities that blockchain can unlock for decision makers Choose a blockchain framework best suited for your projects from options such as Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric Who this book is for This book is for CXOs, business professionals, organization leaders, decision makers, technology enthusiasts, and managers who wish to understand how blockchain is implemented in different organizations, its impact, and how it can be customized according to business needs. Prior experience with blockchain is not required.
Understand the Blockchain revolution and get to grips with Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric, and Corda.Key FeaturesResolve common challenges and problems faced in the Blockchain domainStudy architecture, concepts, terminologies, and DappsMake smart choices using Blockchain for personal and business investmentsBook DescriptionBlockchain Quick Reference takes you through the electrifying world of blockchain technology and is designed for those who want to polish their existing knowledge regarding the various pillars of the blockchain ecosystem.This book is your go-to guide, teaching you how to apply principles and ideas for making your life and business better. You will cover the architecture, Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), tokens, smart contracts, and terminologies of the blockchain technology, before studying how they work. All you need is a curious mind to get started with blockchain technology. Once you have grasped the basics, you will explore components of Ethereum, such as ether tokens, transactions, and smart contracts, in order to build simple Dapps. You will then move on to learning why Solidity is used specifically for Ethereum-based projects, followed by exploring different types of blockchain with easy-to-follow examples. All this will help you tackle challenges and problems. By the end of this book, you will not only have solved current and future problems relating to blockchain technology but will also be able to build efficient decentralized applications.What you will learnUnderstand how blockchain architecture components workAcquaint yourself with cryptography and the mechanics behind blockchainApply consensus protocol to determine the business sustainabilityUnderstand what ICOs and crypto-mining are and how they workCreate cryptocurrency wallets and coins for transaction mechanismsUnderstand the use of Ethereum for smart contract and DApp developmentWho this book is forBlockchain Quick Reference is for you if you are a developer who wants to get well-versed with blockchain and its associated concepts and terminologies. You will explore the working mechanism of a decentralized application with the help of examples. Business leaders and blockchain enthusiasts will also find this book useful, as it will help you effectively address challenges and make better personal and business investments.
Learn quick and effective techniques to get up and running with building blockchain including Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric. Key Features Understand the key concepts of decentralized applications and consensus algorithms Learn key concepts of Ethereum and Solidity programming Practical guide to get started with build efficient Blockchain applications with Ethereum and Hyperledger Book Description Blockchain is a technology that powers the development of decentralized applications.This technology allows the construction of a network with no single control that enables participants to make contributions to and receive benefits from the network directly. This book will give you a thorough overview of blockchain and explain how a blockchain works.You will begin by going through various blockchain consensus mechanisms and cryptographic hash functions. You will then learn the fundamentals of programming in Solidity – the defacto language for developing decentralize, applications in Ethereum. After that, you will set up an Ethereum development environment and develop, package, build, and test campaign-decentralized applications.The book also shows you how to set up Hyperledger composer tools, analyze business scenarios, design business models, and write a chain code. Finally, you will get a glimpse of how blockchain is actually used in different real-world domains. By the end of this guide, you will be comfortable working with basic blockchain frameworks, and develop secure, decentralized applications in a hassle-free manner. What you will learn Understand how blockchain hashing works Write and test a smart contract using Solidity Develop and test a decentralized application Build and test your application using Hyperledger Fabric Implement business network using Hyperledger Composer Test and interact with business network applications Who this book is for The book is for developers, analysts, or anyone looking to learn about Blockchain in a quick and easy manner.