Mastering Corda provides you with a consistent, linear, and paced path to learning Corda and building modern enterprise-grade decentralized applications. Using this book, anyone from a complete blockchain beginner to an experienced blockchain or enterprise architect can rapidly understand and write applications like a pro while exploring the technical nuances and intricacies of the Corda platform.
Corda is designed for use cases such as finance and investments, supply chain, healthcare, trade finance, insurance, and real estate that require a high-volume of transactions, scalability, and data privacy. If you have basic Java skills, this book will help you understand blockchain and show how you can get started immediately and be involved in the disruption of the future.
With this book, you will:
Understand Corda's value proposition and alignment with business strategies--particularly relevant to business executives and architects
Dive deep into Corda's architecture and blockchain fundamentals
Rapidly gain extensive knowledge of and hands-on experience with building Corda applications
Compare and contrast Corda with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Hyperledger
Effectively prepare for the Corda certification exam and job interviews involving blockchain
Perform data analytics and machine learning on Corda nodes
About the Author
Jamiel Sheikh, is the founder and CEO of Chainhaus, an advisory, dev shop, education and venture studio specializing in blockchain, AI & data science. He has worked for organizations like Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, Oracle and GE. He currently runs one of the largest and most active Blockchain Meetups in NYC and is an active speaker and teacher, teaching graduate-level performance management, blockchain & data science courses at NYU and CUNY. He holds an MBA from Columbia University, BBA from Baruch College and is completing his second Master's in Artificial Intelligence at Georgia Institute of Technology. He is certified in Corda as both a developer and an instructor.