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Blockchain Development for Finance Projects

By : Ishan Roy
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Blockchain Development for Finance Projects

By: Ishan Roy

Overview of this book

Blockchain technology will continue to play an integral role in the banking and finance sector in the coming years. It will enable enterprises to build transparent and secure business processes. Experts estimate annual savings of up to 20 billion dollars from this technology. This book will help you build financial apps using blockchain, guiding you through enhancing popular products and services in the banking and finance sector. The book starts by explaining the essential concepts of blockchain, and the impact of blockchain technology on the BFSI sector. Next, you'll delve into re-designing existing banking processes and building new financial apps using blockchain. To accomplish this, you'll work through eight blockchain projects. By demonstrating the entire process, the book helps you understand everything from setting up the environment and building frontend portals to system integration and testing apps. You will gain hands-on experience with the Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric, and Stellar to develop private and public decentralized apps. Finally, you'll learn how to use ancillary platforms and frameworks such as IPFS, Truffle OpenZeppelin, and MetaMask. By the end of this blockchain book, you'll have an in-depth understanding of how to leverage distributed ledgers and smart contracts for financial use cases.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Section 1: Blockchain Payments and Remittances
Section 2: Blockchain Workflows Using Smart Contracts
Section 3: Securing Digital Documents and Files Using Blockchain
Section 4: Decentralized Trading Exchanges Using Blockchain
Appendix: Application Checklist

Application checklist

The following checklist will aid you in building your blockchain applications.

Design checklist

The following list indicates design considerations that you should take into account:

  • What is the As-Is business workflow?
  • What is the To-Be workflow?
  • Who are the stakeholders?
  • Do identities/public-private key pairs need to be created for all the stakeholders?
  • What will the high-level architecture be?
  • What technical components will our architecture be comprised of?
  • What is the blockchain platform to be used?
  • What legacy applications need to be integrated into the blockchain application?
  • How many nodes need to be set up in the blockchain network?
  • What is the transaction throughput?
  • What data is private and...