How to Code a Blockchain in 6 Steps

Ari Cohen
6 min readMay 6, 2022

Build a quick and simple blockchain in Python

What exactly is a blockchain? The best way to understand it is to see one in action , or better yet, to build one. Essentially a blockchain is a way to store data with its history — and a blockchain can be built in any programming language.

I played around with coding a blockchain when I wrote this piece about it being the data…

Ari Cohen

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