Bitcoin: private key, public key, address

The hard way series - Bitcoin: private key, public key, address This article is all about two ways of generating a Bitcoin address: the hard way using simple math and the easy way using an existing Bitcoin library. A. The hard way In this section I am going to use simple math functions like addition and multiplication to generate a valid Bitcoin address starting from a number, the private key and calculating everything all the way up to public key and final Bitcoin address. [Read More]