Python.

CryptoHist: Python Scraper for Cryptocurrencies

Blockchain based coins like Bitcoin and bitcoin based technology as Ethereum are becoming more and more important. In this blog post, I will showcase my CryptoHist repository for scraping historic cryptocurrency data. This will be used as input for the next blog post in which we will analyze the data! For more information about blockchain, definitely read this article.

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Data Blogger Courses

Mastering Pandas

In this course, you will learn how to use the Python Pandas. After the course, you will be able to:

  • Load and transform your data
  • Visualizing data using line plots, scatter plots and histograms
  • Merging and storing data

The course also includes more advanced topics, such as data parallelization and aggregation.

You can see all course content under “Curriculum” on Data Blogger Courses and the first three lessons are free. The first free lesson can be found here.

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Blockchain.

What Is The Blockchain And Why Should You Care?

People that are just learning about Bitcoin often think that all transactions are anonymous, insecure and untraceable. After all, cryptocurrency transactions are barely regulated and are conducted over the Internet. However, the anonymous founders of Bitcoin developed a ledger system to track all Bitcoin transactions. This system is known as the blockchain.

Also interesting: this post which explains a new security threat based on blockchain. And this post describes a Python based cryptocoin history scraper.

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