Schnorr Signature Support for JavasScript using WebAssembly
The latest version of bitcoin-ts [https://github.com/bitauth/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 [https://bitauth.github.io/bitcoin-ts/interfaces/secp256k1.html] WebAssembly interface [https://bitauth.github.io/bitcoin-ts/interfaces/secp256k1.
Bitcoin Script for Beginners
I gave a talk at TABConf 2019 introducing Bitcoin Script, the virtual machine bytecode which is built into bitcoin. The slides are available online [https://script.bitjson.com/], and the source is also on GitHub [https://github.com/bitjson/bitauth-ide-slides]. Bitcoin Script For BeginnersBitcoin Script For Beginners – a presentation at
Just released: SHA-256, SHA-512, SHA-1, and RIPEMD-160 using WebAssembly
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and most other cryptocurrencies use the Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliptic_Curve_Digital_Signature_Algorithm] to authenticate transactions. ECDSA can be used with a number of different elliptic curves [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliptic-curve_cryptography], and Bitcoin’s creator
Defensive Consensus: Getting to a Multi-Implementation Bitcoin Network
The word Bitcoin means a lot of things. It’s a protocol, a peer-to-peer network, a currency, and depending on who you ask, one or more open source projects. Bitcoin is written in C++ Bitcoin Core [https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin] is the C++ implementation of the Bitcoin protocol released