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Fundamentals

Here you can learn about the basics of Blockchain technology, the unique aspects of the Factom blockchain and the Factom software tokens.

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Blockchain Basics: How is a Hash Different than Encryption

Find out the difference between hashed data and encrypted data in this section.

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Blockchain Basics: What is a Hash?

In this section you will learn about a cryptographic hash.

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Factom 101: 3 Types of Nodes on Factom

Factom is build with three type of nodes: Federated, Audit and Followers. This section will explain the why and the importance of them.

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Blockchain Basics: Intro to Your Factom Paper Wallet

Learn how to create your own Factom paper wallet.

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Blockchain vs Database

If you are seeking trust and immutability, a blockchain solution may be your best fit.If you require confidentiality and performance, a database may be your best fit.

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3 Parts of a Blockchain

To understand blockchain, it’s helpful to think of blockchain in three distinct parts: the block, the chain, and the network.

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Factom Software Tokens

What is the difference between Factoids and Entry Credits? Why does the Factom network have a token system? Read this lesson to find the answers to all these questions!

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How to Install an Enterprise Wallet

The Enterprise Wallet is Factom’s secure, encrypted wallet to hold your Factoids (FCT). We recommend the secure, encrypted version rather than the not secure, unencrypted version. 

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