Programming Bitcoin from Scratch: Elliptic Curve Cryptography


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https://www.meetup.com/Blockchain_Free_School/events/261139549/ (Hackit orium)

Want to learn how to program Bitcoin? Join our new reading group!

In this Meetup, we’ll cover Chapter 3 of Jimmy Song’s book “Programming Bitcoin” on Elliptic Curve Cryptography. After each section, we pause and allow for questions and discussion, then go on to the next section.

Each time we meet, we just agree on the next chapter we’re reading.

– RESOURCES –
The “Programming Bitcoin” book is free on Github: https://github.com/jimmysong/programmingbitcoin/blob/master/ch01.asciidoc

You can also purchase a copy on Amazon if you prefer to support the author Jimmy Song: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1492031496/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1492031496&linkCode=as2&tag=fodediop-20&linkId=7fe7cb627a58cf78bc77717abba90c0b

– TOOLS –
Most of the exercises will be done on Jupyter Notebooks and the easiest way to get it on your machine is via Anaconda --> https://www.anaconda.com/distribution/

– PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE –
The latest Python: https://www.python.org/downloads/

See you there!