by Satavisa Pati
June 14, 2021
Analytics Insight has selected the top 10 popular books about blockchain programming, available in 2021.
Blockchain programming can be difficult if the basics are not understood properly. Good books help in understanding and give a better insight to the readers about using blockchain programming for different purposes. Analytics Insight has selected the top 10 popular books about blockchain programming, available in 2021.
Introducing Ethereum and Solidity:
Foundations of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Programming for Beginners
Author: Chris Dannen
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.
The book demonstrates how to use Solidity and the Ethereum project, which is 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. It provides the fundamentals of programming and networking, alongside its introduction to the new discipline of crypto-economics.
Blueprint for a New Economy
Author: Melanie Swan
Melanie Swan is the Founder of the Institute for Blockchain Studies and a Contemporary Philosophy MA candidate at Kingston University London and Université Paris VIII. She has a traditional markets background with an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and work experience at Fidelity and JP Morgan.
The book talks about how the blockchain is in a position to become the fifth disruptive computing paradigm after mainframes, PCs, the Internet, and mobile/social networking. It explains that the blockchain is essentially a public ledger with the potential as a worldwide, decentralized record for the registration, inventory, and transfer of all assets. It is not only applicable just for finances, but also for property and intangible assets such as votes, software, health data, and ideas.
Harnessing Bitcoin’s Blockchain Technology
Author: Siraj Raval
Siraj Raval is an app developer & entrepreneur. He is the founder of a crowdfunding platform for developers called Havi. He has also developed several iOS apps including Meetup and has worked on a host of open source work.
The book demonstrates how to take advantage of Bitcoin’s underlying technology, the blockchain, to build massively scalable, decentralized applications known as DApps. In this practical guide, author Siraj Raval explains why DApps will become more widely used and also more profitable than today’s most popular web apps. It would help the reader learn about advances in distributed-system technology that make distributed data, wealth, identity,…