- Length: 269 pages
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Language: English
- Publisher: Apress
- Publication Date: 2018-07-11
- ISBN-10: 148423491X
- ISBN-13: 9781484234914
- Sales Rank: #1334358 (See Top 100 Books)
Learn how to take your existing knowledge of Ethereum and Solidity to the next level. Hone your development skills and become more familiar with the syntax of the Solidity language by working through well-tested, well-documented intermediate-level sample projects.
You will begin by covering the basics of Ethereum, Solidity, and gaming theory. From there, you will move onto sample projects that use smart contract engineering to create fun casino-style games that you can deploy and test on your friends and colleagues with real ether. All games are provably fair and auditable, so that players know the house won’t always win!
Ideal for any reader with exposure to Ethereum, the techniques this book teaches are applicable to game developers, software engineers, web developers, and cryptocurrency enthusiasts.
What You’ll Learn
- Use various features and best practices for smart contract programming in Ethereum and Solidity
- Develop and deploy games of chance, similar to the kind you’d find in a casino
- Create fun, easy projects with Ethereum
- lntegrate the Ethereum blockchain into games
Who This Book Is For
Entry-level programmers with some exposure to Ethereum; game developers, Blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts looking to add Ethereum and Solidity development to their skill set; software engineers and Web developers
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Conceptual Introduction
Chapter 2: The Ethereum Development Environment
Chapter 3: First Steps with Ethereum
Chapter 4: Smart Contracts in the Abstract
Chapter 5: Contract Security
Chapter 6: Crypto-economics and Game Theory
Chapter 7: Ponzis and Pyramids
Chapter 8: Lotteries
Chapter 9: Prize Puzzles
Chapter 10: Prediction Markets
Chapter 11: Gambling