While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Blockchain books.
- Blockchain Basics: A Non-Technical Introduction in 25 Steps (2017)
- Blockchain Technology Explained: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide About Blockchain Wallet, Mining, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Zcash, Monero, Ripple, Dash, IOTA And Smart Contracts (2017)
- Mastering Blockchain: Distributed ledger technology, decentralization, and smart contracts explained, 2nd Edition (2018)
- Blockchain Bubble or Revolution: The Present and Future of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies (2019)
- Mastering Bitcoin: Programming the Open Blockchain (2017)
- Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Is Changing the World (2018)
- Blockchain for Business (2019)
- Blockchain For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)) (2019)
- Unblocked: How Blockchains Will Change Your Business (and What to Do About It) (2019)
- Blockchain and the Law: The Rule of Code (2019)
- Blockchain: A Practical Technology Solutions (2018)
- Token Economy: How Blockchains and Smart Contracts Revolutionize the Economy (2019)
In 25 concise steps, you will learn the basics of blockchain technology. No mathematical formulas, program code, or computer science jargon are used. No previous knowledge in computer science, mathematics, programming, or cryptography is required.
Blockchain Technology Explained: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide About Blockchain Wallet, Mining, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Zcash, Monero, Ripple, Dash, IOTA And Smart Contracts (2017)
Instead of talking about investing, this book will focus on how blockchain technology works and how it might be used in the future. Topics you can expect to see in this book include: Whew, that's a lot of questions. If you're ready to tackle them, I'm ready #15,171 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #2 in Green Business (Books) #33 in Environmental Economics (Books) #15 in Digital Currencies Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?
Mastering Blockchain: Distributed ledger technology, decentralization, and smart contracts explained, 2nd Edition (2018)
Key Features Book DescriptionA blockchain is a distributed ledger that is replicated across multiple nodes and enables immutable, transparent and cryptographically secure record-keeping of transactions. The blockchain technology is the backbone of cryptocurrencies, and it has applications in finance, government, media and almost all other industries.
Some experts say that cryptocurrencies and blockchains are just a scam; others say they’re “the most important invention since the internet.” It’s hard to tell who’s right. You’ll learn the core concepts of these technologies and understand their strengths and weaknesses from real-world case studies; dive deep into their technical, economic, political, and legal complexities; and gain insights about their future from exclusive interviews with dozens of tech industry leaders.
Join the technological revolution that's taking the world of finance by storm. Mastering Bitcoin is your guide through the seemingly complex world of bitcoin, providing the knowledge you need to participate in the internet of money.
Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Is Changing the World (2018)
In this revelatory book, Don and Alex Tapscott bring us a brilliantly researched, highly readable, and essential book about the technology driving the future of the economy. Blockchain is the ingeniously simple, revolutionary protocol that allows transactions to be simultaneously anonymous and secure by maintaining a tamperproof public ledger of value.
Blockchain for Business (2019)
The Pragmatic Guide to Driving Value and Disrupting Markets with Blockchain “Blockchain’s potential to transform businesses has generated a tremendous amount of excitement across industries. However, it can be difficult for decision makers to develop a practical approach to blockchain for their specific business requirements.
Blockchain technologies are disrupting some of the world’s biggest industries. Blockchain For Dummies provides a fast way to catch up with the essentials of this quickly evolving tech. Written by an author involved in founding and analyzing blockchain solutions, this book serves to help those who need to understand what a blockchain can do (and can’t do). This revised edition walks you through how a blockchainsecurely records data across independent networks.
Remember the dawn of the internet or the advent of mobile computing and social media? Yet another digital revolution is now underway. Like its predecessors, blockchains are about to transform the way we live, work, and play, while disrupting entrenched industries and shattering conventional business models.This practical guide takes you past the hype to show you exactly what blockchains do and how they’re poised to change our world.
Bitcoin has been hailed as an Internet marvel and decried as the preferred transaction vehicle for criminals. It has left nearly everyone without a computer science degree confused: how do you “mine” money from ones and zeros?The answer lies in a technology called blockchain.
Blockchain: A Practical Technology Solutions (2018)
Develop, validate, and deploy powerful decentralized applications using blockchain Get the most out of cutting-edge blockchain technology using the hands-on information contained in this comprehensive resource.
The book caters to an interdisciplinary audience, academics & practitioners alike, and is also an ideal primer to the technology and token use-cases, and could also serve as a textbook for students. It is blockchain/DLT agnostic and covers the technology basics from a token perspective.
Best Blockchain Books Worth Your Attention
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IoT, Machine learning and Blockchain Technologies for Renewable Energy and Modern Hybrid Power Systems
Author(s): C. Sharmeela (editor), P. Sanjeevikumar (editor), P. Sivaraman (editor), Meera Joseph (editor)
ID: 3420310, Publisher: River Publishers, Year: 2023, Size: 18 Mb, Format: pdf
Blockchain for 5G Healthcare Applications: Security and privacy solutions (Healthcare Technologies)
Author(s): Sudeep Tanwar (editor)
ID: 3151593, Publisher: The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Year: 2022, Size: 14 Mb, Format: pdf
Implementing and Leveraging Blockchain Programming
Author(s): Bharat S. Rawal, Gunasekaran Manogaran, M. Poongodi
ID: 3193157, Publisher: Springer, Year: 2022, Size: 5 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really best-sellers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.