Bitcoin is hot — and what an understatement that is. While the future of cryptocurrency is somewhat uncertain, blockchain, the technology used to drive Bitcoin, is also very popular.
Blockchain has an almost endless application scope. It also, arguably, has the potential to disrupt enterprise automation. There is a lot of information available covering what and how blockchain works. We have a free whitepaper that goes into blockchain technology (no registration required).
This blog will focus on the blockchain architecture, particularly demonstrating how the “immutable, append-only” distributed ledger works with simplistic code examples.
As developers, seeing things in code can be much more useful in understanding how it works, than simply reading technical articles. At least that’s the case for me. Let’s get started.