Understand how an Ethereum address is created
In this story, we will analyze how to create an Ethereum address. For this, we will use NodeJS and the
ethers package (https://docs.ethers.io/v5/).
What is an Ethereum address used for? It is used to :
- Receive and send crypto-currency,
- Sign and send transactions,
- Connect to DApp.
If we make a parallel with the classical username/password authentication mechanisms, the Ethereum address would correspond to the username and the password to the private…