Title: Introduction to Programming Blockchain with Python

Mark J Radacz

Target Audience: All skill levels

Time: 4:00PM - 4:50PM

Track: Cool Tech

Room: 2104

Introduction to blockchain development. You will learn the details of how Bitcoin works including live coding examples using Python. We will talk about: Finite Fields, Elliptic Curves, Elliptic Curve Cryptography, Signing/Verifying Messages, Parsing Transactions, Signing/Verifying Transactions, Creating Transactions, Script Parsing & Processing, Address Construction, Private Key WIF Format Construction, Parsing Blocks, Validating Proof-of-Work, Target and Difficulty Calculations, Merkle Tree Construction, Network Message Parsing, Segwit, Bloom Filters