Browsing Concept: Base58 Encoding

Base58 encoding is a user-friendly variation of the Base64 encoding, meant to avoid ambiguities between similar looking characters (e.g. 1 and l) and allow for ease of use. Base58 is the default encoding for Bitcoin addresses. Also used in several other cryptocurrencies.

Browsing 2 results under Base58 Encoding
Understand asymmetric encryption – AKA public key cryptography
For thousands of years the art of encryption consisted in hiding one secret from the enemy. By gaining access to this secret the opponent could decode the message and, perhaps, fu...
base58.cpp – Commented Bitcoin Source Code
Base58 encoding is responsible for one of the most recognizable technical aspects of Bitcoin Core - the addresses! This source file is responsible for a significant part of th...