© Karan Singh Garewal 2020
K. S. GarewalPractical Blockchains and Cryptocurrencieshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5893-4_11

11. Helium Transaction Processing

Karan Singh Garewal1 
Toronto, ON, Canada

This is a code-intensive chapter. In the previous two chapters, we have examined the theory of cryptocurrency transactions and seen how the merkle root can be used to verify that the transactions in a block have not been tampered with. In this chapter, we are going to put this theoretical knowledge into practice by implementing Python code for processing Helium transactions.

Transaction Processing Code Walkthrough

The canonical transaction processing workflow is as follows. An entity creates a transaction and then places the transaction on the Helium ...

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