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Wednesday, August 28 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Hardware Wallets and the Web

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During this interactive session, you will be guided through the basics of hardware wallet programming on the web. Topics include HD derivation paths, message signing / verification, and transaction signing / verification. We will focus on the Ethereum ecosystem, but also briefly cover Bitcoin and forks.

What will students learn?
By the end of this session, you will have all the tools you need to integrate the top three hardware wallets (KeepKey, Trezor, Ledger) into your web app.

This course is appropriate for current and aspiring developers who want to learn to integrate hardware wallets into their applications.

Please bring your Trezor, Keepkey or Ledger to the session with the latest firmware updates. Trezor users may need to update your bridge software too. You can find KeepKey updaters here:

Mac: https://beta.shapeshift.com/keepkey-updater-mac.dmg
PC: https://beta.shapeshift.com/keepkey-updater-pc.exe

Prerequisite: a working knowledge of Javascript and Node ecosystem are necessary for this session.

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Jon KeepKey

Lead Firmware Engineer of KeepKey hardware wallet, ShapeShift
Jon is the lead firmware engineer for the KeepKey hardware wallet. He has 8+ years experience designing compilers for embedded systems in security and performance-sensitive environments.

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Bailey Reutzel

Multimedia Journalist, Free agent/Decrypt
Bailey Reutzel has been reporting on the cryptocurrency and blockchain scene since 2012, when it was simple because there was only bitcoin. Her work has appeared in American Banker, PaymentsSource, DigitalTransactions, Quartz, CoinDesk and Decrypt. She's currently a free agent, focusing... Read More →

Wednesday August 28, 2019 5:00pm - 5:50pm MDT
  Technical, Intermediate