Crypto-Wallets: A Technical Perspective – Nakov @ OpenFest 2018

November 4, 2018
Today a gave a technical talk titled “Crypto Wallets: A Technical Perspective” at the OpenFest 2018 conference in Sofia about crypto wallets, wallet standards and the cryptography behind them, with live examples in JavaScript. Slides from OpenFest 2018 – Crypto Wallets: A Technical Perspective (by Svetlin Nakov)  Video from OpenFest 2018 – Crypto Wallets: A Technical Perspective

Svetlin Nakov: Speaker at the Blockchain Economy Istanbul Summit 2019

October 11, 2018
I am happy to announce that I was confirmed as a speaker at the Blockchain Economy Istanbul Summit. My talk is technical, about dApps, Ethereum and Solidity: Title: Building Decentralized (dApps) in Ethereum Date: February 20, 2019 Location: Haliç Congress Center, Istanbul In the session the speaker explains the concepts of smart contracts and DApps and demonstrates

Multi-Signature Wallets: Nakov @ SoftUnit Conf 2018

September 29, 2018
Today I had a talk at the SoftUnit Conf 2018 titled “Multi-Signature Crypto-Wallets“, where I explained the the problems with single-user-controlled wallets, the concepts of multisig wallets, multisig addresses, how multi-signature wallets are implemented in Bitcoin and Ethereum and demonstrated the Gnosis multisig wallet contract (Solidity code), running on the Ropsten Ethereum testnet, along with the

Speaker at the Blockchain Technology Conference 2018 | Berlin

September 26, 2018
I am happy to announce that I was accepted as a speaker at the Blockchain Technology Conference 2018 | Berlin. The conference is one of the most significant technical blockchain events in Europe, so I will be happy to meet colleagues, developers, blockchain engineers and fellows from the crypto industry in Berlin in November 2018. My

Blockchain Cryptography for Developers: ECC, secp256k1, SCrypt, AES, Wallets

April 15, 2018
Recently I had a talk about the basics of cryptography for blockchain developers at the Bulgarian Web Summit 2018. I am happy to succeed to introduce the most important concepts of the elliptic curve cryptography (ECC), key derivation and encryption (SCrypt, AES and HMAC), digital signatures (ECDSA, sign / verify) and crypto-wallets (HD wallets, mnemonics

I am Teaching the Blockchain Dev Camp Sofia (Jan-March 2018) – Intensive 240 Hours Training

January 11, 2018
I am happy to announce that I will teach the first 6-week long intensive Blockchain Dev Camp, which will be held in Sofia in the Software University from 29 Jan 2018. To enroll, visit the course official site: Blockchain Dev Camp – Sofia (Feb 2018) The developer camp will teach the blockchain technologies from the developer perspective

Creating DApps with Ethereum, Solidity, Web3 and MetaMask

November 20, 2017
Yesterday I had a talk on the JS.talks() conference in Sofia on “Creating DApps with Ethereum“. I demonstrated how to create a “Document Registry” ADpp on the Ethereum blockchain network, using a smart contract coded in Solidity and connecting to the Ethereum network through the Web browser from JavaScript app using MetaMask and its Injected

Blockchain Introduction

October 18, 2017
Recently I had a talk about the Blockchain technologies, cryptocurrencies and their application to the real world economy. Watch my blockchain talk as video: About this Blockchain Talk Blockchain is a decentralized ledger (distributed database with no owner) running the infrastructure for digital cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. It this talk the speaker will explain