What Is Blockchain?

Author: Shane Larson

A quick video explaining some of the basic concepts behind blockchain technology.

I made this blockchain video today to try to explain it better not only to others, but also to myself. I have been reading about and studying blockchain for some time now, but it doesn't always make a lot of sense. Going through the process of creating a video presentation about it has belped me to gain a much better understanding. I hope that it provides benefit to you as well.

Embedded content: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ho0rqIiL4g

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Shane Larson

Software Engineer - Solutions Architect

Builder of Tiny Cabins in Alaska


I'm a software engineer with years of professional experience in NodeJS, Solidity, React, C#, Python, JavaScript, Postgres, SQL Server, MongoDb.

My current focus is in the areas of Microservices, API Frameworks, Cloud Native Architecture, Robotics, and DevOps.

I work as a Solutions Architect in the financial industry.

I also build tiny cabins in Alaska.


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Packt Publishing

Microservices enable us to develop software in small pieces that work together but can be developed separately, one of the reasons why enterprises have started embracing them. For the past few years, Node.js has emerged as a strong candidate for developing these microservices because of its ability to increase developers' productivity and applications performance. This video is an end-to-end course on how to dismantle your monolith applications and embrace the microservice architecture.

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