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Ethereum Building Blocks - Part 1: RLP

In this series of blog posts I will try to write more about the parts that, when combined, make up the new cryptocurrency for social contracts Ethereum.

I write these posts mostly for myself to make sure I really understand the content but I reckon it might also be helpful as an introduction to anybody who wants to get involved with the development.

In this first installment I will be focussing on the serialization format used in Ethereum: Recursive Length Prefix (RLP).

Please note that I will be using ruby and the ruby-rlp gem as a reference in the code examples although the encoding part should be the same regardless of language.

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