Chapter 5

Encountering the Ethereum Blockchain

IN THIS CHAPTER

Bullet Seeing how and why Ethereum started

Bullet Discovering the Ethereum blockchain

Bullet Uncovering blockchain hacks

Bullet Getting started with Ethereum

Bullet Creating a decentralized autonomous organization

Bullet Creating your own token

Bullet Building smart contracts and decentralized corporations

The Ethereum project is one of the most developed and accessible blockchains in the ecosystem. It is also an industry leader in blockchain innovation and use cases. Understanding this technology is essential because it’s leading the charge in smart contracts, decentralized organizations, and token offerings.

In this chapter, I cover the makeup of Ethereum and explain the new way to build organizations and companies on the Ethereum blockchain. I also go into depth on safety ...

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