What Is Ethereum

This section describes what is Ethereum.

Ethereum is a blockchain-based distributed computing platform. Ethereum was proposed in 2013 by Vitalik Buterin, and released in 2015.

Main features of Ethereum:

For more information on Ethereum, see Ethereum Website.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

Introduction of Ethereum

What Is Ethereum

 Ether Market Price Value

 Ether Units

 List of Cryptocurrencies

 Ethereum Blockchain

 Ethereum Mist Wallet

 geth - Go Ethereum

 Testnet - Ropsten network

 Private Ethereum Network

 64-Bit "geth" for Private Ethereum Network

 Private Network with Custom Genesis Block

 Transferring Funds between Ether Accounts

 MetaMask - Browser Based Ethereum Wallet

 Managing Ethereum Account

 ethereumfaucet.info - Mining Ether with Browser

 References

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