Bitcoin Developer Basics: Transactions, Scripts + SegWit

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What you’ll learn
  • Basic intro to encodings, endianness, and bitcoin’s specific base58 encoding
  • Learn the components of a bitcoin transaction
  • How to parse a bitcoin transaction from bytes
  • Intro to bitcoin Script, including writing your own bitcoin locking scripts
  • How to write standard bitcoin locking scripts (P2SH)
  • How SegWit changed the basic bitcoin transaction
  • The standard SegWit locking script: P2WSH
  • How to make legacy compatible SegWit scripts: P2SH-P2WSH