It’s Time: Moving Bitcoin from Coinbase to Electrum

I’m sure you’ve heard the terms UASF, UAHF, and BIP148 tossed around in the past few weeks, but what’s really going on? and what does that mean for the average Bitcoin user? I would suggest checking out http://www.uasf.co/ for full details, but effectively on August 1st, 2017 we could see the Bitcoin blockchain split into multiple […]

Beginning Solidity: Creating a Cryptocurrency Token on the Ethereum Network

If it seems like there’s a new cryptocurrency being released every day, it’s because there is. Some of the big crypto-players have set up platforms to make the creation of your own ‘cryptocurrency’ simple. For example, Ethereum-based projects like Golem and Augur. These are run on the same blockchain as Ethereum, so they’re typically referred to […]

Building a Blockchain from Scratch using Python – Part 1

It’s one thing to understand the concept of a blockchain, but it’s an entirely new level of understanding to be able to implement one. In the following series of tutorials, you will learn how to develop a very simple blockchain using Python 3. This tutorial is for people who are fairly familiar with blockchains. If you need assistance with […]

Blockchain and Python: Exploring the Python Blockchain Package

If you’ve ever wanted to interact with the Bitcoin blockchain directly, here’s your chance using Python! More specifically the python blockchain package interacts with the Blockchain.info API. Installing The Blockchain Package Assuming you have access to the terminal with pip and/or Anaconda installed, you should be ready for the blockchain package installation. Luckily, pip makes it […]