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The latest version of bitcoin-ts now includes support for signing and verifying Schnorr signatures over the secp256k1 curve. Schnorr functionality has been added to the library’s Secp256k1 WebAssembly interface: This implementation follows the BCH_2019_05 Schnorr specification, which is derived from Pieter Wuille’s Schnorr BIP specification. (As
I gave a talk at TABConf 2019 introducing Bitcoin Script, the virtual machine bytecode which is built into bitcoin. The slides are available online, and the source is also on GitHub. Bitcoin Script For BeginnersBitcoin Script For Beginners – a presentation at TABConf on February 10, 2019 by Jason Dreyzehner.OdyseeThe
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and most other cryptocurrencies use the Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) to authenticate transactions. ECDSA can be used with a number of different elliptic curves, and Bitcoin’s creator chose the Koblitz curve Secp256k1 for Bitcoin’s digital signature system. Secp256k1 is used by most cryptocurrency