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Blockchain For Dummies by Tiana Laurence

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Chapter 2

Picking a Blockchain

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Discovering the right blockchain for your needs

check Making a plan for your project

check Uncovering obstacles to your project

check Building a project road map

The blockchain industry is complex and growing in size and capabilities every day. When you understand the three core types of blockchains and their limitations, you’ll know what’s possible with this new technology.

This chapter is all about assessing blockchain technology and developing a project plan. It puts the following chapters about individual blockchain platforms and applications into context.

Here, you see how to assess the three different types of blockchain platforms, what’s being built on each type, and why. I give you a few tools that help you outline your project, predict obstacles, and overcome challenges.

Where Blockchains Add Substance

There’s a lot of buzz surrounding blockchains and the cryptocurrencies that run them. Some of this buzz just stems from the fluctuation in the value of cryptocurrencies and the fear that blockchain technology will disrupt many industry and ...

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