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Ethereum For Dummies

Published: April 23, 2019

Overview

Dive into a secure future

Professionals look to Ethereum as a blockchain-based platform to develop safe applications and conduct secure transactions. It takes a knowledgeable guiding hand to understand how Ethereum works and what it does — and Ethereum For Dummies provides that guidance. Written by one of the leading voices in the blockchain community and best selling author of Blockchain For Dummies, this book demystifies the workings of Ethereum and shows how it can enhance security, transactions, and investments. 

As an emerging application of blockchain technology, Ethereum attracts a wide swath of professionals ranging from financial pros who see it as a way to enhance their business, security analysts who want to conduct secure transactions, programmers who build apps that employ the Ethereum blockchain, or investors interested in cashing in on the rise of cryptocurrency. Ethereum For Dummies offers a starting point to all members of this audience as it provides easy-to-understand explanation of the tools and techniques of using Ethereum.

  • Understand the fundamentals of Ethereum
  • Build smart contracts
  • Create decentralized applications
  • Examine public and private chains 

If you need to get a grip on one of the biggest applications of blockchain technology, this book makes it easier.

Dive into a secure future

Professionals look to Ethereum as a blockchain-based platform to develop safe applications and conduct secure transactions. It takes a knowledgeable guiding hand to understand how Ethereum works and what it does — and Ethereum For Dummies provides that guidance. Written by one of the leading voices in the blockchain community and best selling author of Blockchain For Dummies, this book demystifies the workings of Ethereum and shows how it can enhance security, transactions, and investments. 

As an emerging application of blockchain technology, Ethereum attracts a wide swath of professionals ranging from financial pros who see it

as a way to enhance their business, security analysts who want to conduct secure transactions, programmers who build apps that employ the Ethereum blockchain, or investors interested in cashing in on the rise of cryptocurrency. Ethereum For Dummies offers a starting point to all members of this audience as it provides easy-to-understand explanation of the tools and techniques of using Ethereum.

  • Understand the fundamentals of Ethereum
  • Build smart contracts
  • Create decentralized applications
  • Examine public and private chains 

If you need to get a grip on one of the biggest applications of blockchain technology, this book makes it easier.

Ethereum For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Ethereum is much more than just another blockchain implementation. It is a complete dApp (decentralized app) development and runtime environment. To best leverage all that Ethereum offers, become familiar with what blockchain technology can do for you and the extras that Ethereum offers. Learn the main language of smart contracts, Solidity, and how you can use its syntax to make your dApps provide value to its users. And establish a healthy respect for each of the steps in the Ethereum dApp development process so you will have more effective software.