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The Blockchain Developer: A Practical Guide for Designing, Implementing, Publishing, Testing, and Securing Distributed Blockchain-based Projects by Elad Elrom

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© Elad Elrom 2019
Elad ElromThe Blockchain Developerhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4847-8_4

4. Bitcoin Wallets and Transactions

Elad Elrom1 
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New York, NY, USA
 

In this chapter, you will be diving deep into bitcoin’s core RPC and learn about wallets and transactions. You will learn how to utilize legacy and SegWit’s bitcoin wallets. You will extract a wallet’s public and private keys.

The majority of this chapter will deal with transactions, from sending funds in a simple way utilizing bitcoin’s testing blockchain to more complex transactions. Additionally, you will learn how to send coins via bitcoin’s core wallet GUI, and you will learn how to view transactions in the Block Explorer and understand confirmations. You will look into raw transactions ...

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