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 profitable—than today’s most popular web apps. You’ll learn how the blockchain’s cryptographically stored ledger, scarce-asset model, and peer-to-peer (P2P) technology provide a more flexible, better-incentivized structure than current software models.
Table of contents
1. What Is a Decentralized Application?
- Preliminaries: What Is Bitcoin?
- What Is a Decentralized Application?
- The History of Decentralized Applications
- Enabling Technologies
- Getting Started
- 2. A Flourishing Dapp Ecosystem
3. Building Your First Dapp
- What Are We Building?
- Dapp Economics
- Remaining Problems
- 4. OpenBazaar
- 5. Lighthouse
- 6. La’Zooz
- Title: Decentralized Applications
- Release date: July 2016
- Publisher(s): O'Reilly Media, Inc.
- ISBN: 9781491924549
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