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Ripple Quick Start Guide : Get Started with XRP and Develop Applications on Ripple's Blockchain.

Author: Febin John James
Publisher: Birmingham : Packt Publishing Ltd, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ripple uses blockchain technology to make international money transfer fast and efficient. Since it drastically reduces cost, it is widely accepted by financial institutions around the world. This book will help you with both theoretical and practical knowledge on how you can use the ripple technology. Since this book takes a hands-on ...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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James, Febin John
Ripple Quick Start Guide : Get Started with XRP and Develop Applications on Ripple's Blockchain
Birmingham : Packt Publishing Ltd,c2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Febin John James
ISBN: 9781789535969 1789535964
OCLC Number: 1082204339
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (156 p.)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright and Credits; Dedication; About Packt; Contributors; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Getting Started with Ripple; The need for decentralization; Introduction to blockchain; Introduction to Bitcoin; Inefficiencies in payment systems; International money transfer through Bitcoin; Disadvantages of Bitcoin; Ripple; International money transfer through Ripple; The Ripple Protocol; Account creation; Reserve; Transactions; Multisigning; Consensus; Important properties of the consensus protocol; Ledger versions; Validation; Advantages of Ripple; Currency agnostic Simplified consensusLow fee; Reduced foreign exchange cost; Pathfinding algorithm; Adaptable cryptography; Anti-spam mechanism; Potential risks of Ripple; Regulatory issues; Trust Issues; Security vulnerabilities; Problems of being an open protocol; Summary; Chapter 2: Working with Ripple Currency XRP; Types of wallets; Online wallets; Desktop/mobile wallets; Offline wallets; Hardware wallets; Paper wallets; How do I choose my wallet?; Setting up a Ripple account; Activating the Ripple account; Making an international transfer; Trading XRP; Importing an existing wallet Setting up an offline walletProtecting your Ripples; Don't leave your Ripples on centralized exchanges; Make backups ; Use antivirus software; Disable browser plugins; Store Ripples in multiple wallets ; For big sums, use cold wallets; Use reputable wallets; Important things you must remember; Summary; Chapter 3: Applications of Ripple; High speed and low-cost payments ; xCurrent; How does it work?; Advanced payment applications; Cross-currency payments; How does it work?; Checks; How does it work?; Payment channels; How does it work?; Escrow; How does it work?; Initial coin offering Decentralized exchangeDebunking misconceptions about Ripple; Ripple and XRP are not the same; Funds lockup; No mining; Limited smart contracts; Important things to remember; Summary; Chapter 4: Getting Started with the Ripple API; Connecting to the Ripple test network; Setting up the development environment; First Ripple application; Sending money ; Prepare transaction; Sign transaction; Submit transaction; Summary; Chapter 5: Developing Applications Using the Ripple API; Sending checks; Cashing checks; Creating a time-held escrow; Creating a conditionally-held escrow Important things you must rememberSummary; Other Books You May Enjoy; Index

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