Past Meetup

Get Started with Bitcoin - Making Transactions By Yourself

This Meetup is past

23 people went

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Details

This meetup is great for beginners and will be held in both English and Japanese.

This is part of our series of tech talks given by our current immersive students.

**Summary**

In this meet up, Masataka will show you what a Bitcoin transaction is and how to create one by yourself with Visual Studio Code and some frameworks. Through this meetup, you will learn how to receive Bitcoin from other people, how to make a transaction to send Bitcoin to others, and how to confirm the transaction sent by you.

Programming language skills are not necessary, because Masataka will be there to help you step by step.

Bitcoin needs better usability, so in this meet up, you will also come to know how difficult the user interface of Bitcoin is and how you can contribute to making it better!

**Schedule**

7:00 - 7:10 : Introduction
7:10 - 7:30 : What is a Bitcoin transaction
7:30 - 7:50 : Setup of a transaction
7:50 - 8:10 : Creating a bitcoin address
8:10 - 8:40 : Making a transaction with a test bitcoin
8:30 - 8:50 : Returning the test bitcoin
8:50 - 9:00 : Conclusion

**About the Speaker**

Masataka Shintoku

Masataka grew up in Japan. He has worked on developing and maintaining the systems of public organizations for several years. He is interested in Bitcoin because it has no third party authorization, but it is still reliable. In order to contributing to Bitcoin and other interesting projects, he is learning how to develop systems and how to code.

Masataka is currently a student at Code Chrysalis.