Blockchain for Business with Hyperledger Fabric
A complete guide to enterprise Blockchain implementation using Hyperledger Fabric
About the Book
Step-by-step guide to understand the business implementation of Hyperledger Fabric
â— Learn the basics of blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology from a business and enterprise perspective
â— Understand the advantages of Hyperledger Fabric and get acquainted with its architecture and tools used
â— Acquire skills to create, deploy and interact with Chaincode in Node.js
â— Learn to set up a new Hyperledger Fabric network
â— Demystify Chaincode, in Fabric, for developers and operators
â— Develop knowledge to invoke Chaincode from Fabric SDK and create APIs
â— Get acquainted with the production environment for Fabric business networks
In 2016, enterprise “blockchain” was a new concept. There were very few players in the private permissioned blockchain space. The advent of Hyperledger Fabric has since brought its tech in front of the likes of multi-national companies across various sectors like banking, insurance, retail, and more. Corporations and startups, across the globe, have started moving towards Hyperledger Fabric to find new use cases to support business requirements efficiently. As a result, relevant technical expertise and knowledge is required to build and support solutions on Hyperledger Fabric. This book aims to equip you with enough knowledge of enterprise blockchain platforms in conjunction with skills to use Fabric in order to succeed in the role of a Blockchain developer or Subject Matter Expert.
The book starts with a brief introduction to the world of blockchain. The book will cover all aspects of fabric ranging from network setup, to use case deployment and testing. Several examples have been covered in this book which will provide you a hands-on understanding of the subject. You will also learn to use the basic functions, libraries and packages required in a Fabric business network deployment.
What will you learn
This book will help the reader learn techniques for developing enterprise applications using Hyperledger Fabric. It will also help understand why blockchain is being regarded as a game changing technology within the business world. Reader will learn to deploy Fabric based business networks and chaincodes, and will come across case studies to put their knowledge to practice and solve real-life business problems using Hyperledger Fabric.
Who this book is for
The book is intended for anyone looking for a career in blockchain, all aspiring Hyperledger Fabric SMEs who want to learn the most powerful innovation of the current time or working professionals who want to switch their career to blockchain by using Hyperledger Fabric – one of the most commonly used business platforms for blockchain. While no prior knowledge of Blockchain or Fabric is assumed, it will be helpful to have some programming experience.
Table of Contents
1. Blockchain and Decentralization
2. Introduction to Hyperledger and Composer
3. Basics of Hyperledger Fabric
4. Frameworks, Network Topologies and Modelling
5. Chaincode in Hyperledger Fabric
6. Fabric SDK: Interaction with Fabric Network
7. Fabric SDK: Building End-to-End Application with Fabric Network
8. Fabric in Production
About the Author
Nakul Shah is the Founder and Director of Sate Development - India's leading Blockchain Company. He is a regular speaker at conferences across the globe, on topics like Blockchain, Hyperledger and Distributed Ledger Technology. As a longtime creative thought leader in financial markets, technology and innovation, he has worked with startups and multinationals across the world.
Nakul has multiple years of experience in research, development and deployment of solutions using Blockchain Technology. Besides creating enterprise solutions, he also provides training, consultancy and development services, helping clients de-mystify the technology and understand how organizations can leverage its key features.
BPB is Asia's largest publishers of Computer & IT books. For the last 63 years BPB has been a friend, philosopher and guide for programmers, developers, hardware technicians, IT Professionals who have made things happen in the IT World.
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