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Can someone explain the meaning of derivation path in wallet in plain English (such as m/44'/60'/0'/0)?

Like m / purpose' / coin_type' / account' / change / address_index which gives say a value of m/44'/60'/0'/0 What is the meaning of "m", purpose, coin type, etc.
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how to generate ethereum address from mnemonic and derivation path without using ethereumjs-wallet npm package?

Is there any way to generate ethereum address from mnemonic and derivation path without using ethereumjs-wallet npm package? I have generated mnemonic using bip39 and i can generate Ethereum ...
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How does a wallet make sure that it restores all the keys from mnemonic phrases?

I am building a wallet that complies with BIP32, BIP39, BIP44, and EIP55. It should be easy to restore keys if a wallet owner generates keys in sequence, but in my understanding, they can create a ...
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generate unique mnemonic with password(only)

I am trying to create an exodus like wallet, where for the first time user just need to enter the password to register on wallet. The method I thought, running PBKDF2 on the password with empty salt ...
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How to generate address from xpub in JS?

How to generate address from xpub in JS? Should i use BIP39 or 44? If yes, how exactly?
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Encryption with BIP39 specification secp256k1 keys?

We are making a system where users can share files with other people but nobody should be able to figure out that all these different files belongs to same user on blockchain. these are the steps we ...
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How to use mnemonic to recovery my ethereum wallet

I use web3j to create my ethereum wallet.the Code just like down import org.web3j.crypto.Bip39Wallet; import org.web3j.crypto.Credentials; import org.web3j.crypto.ECKeyPair; import org.web3j.crypto....
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Web3 create account from mnemonic + passphrase

I'm trying to create an ethereum account using web3-js by providing a mnemonic + passphrase (created with BIP39-js) but can't seem to find an implementation of web3.eth.accounts.create() that accepts ...
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Is possible to continue the BIP32/BIP39 algorithm from a Pk and Sk pair and “climb” to the mnemonic seed?

A few days reading about the BIP algorithm and the generation of the key pairs. Found that on the BIP 32 Paper: Child key derivation (CKD) functions Given a parent extended key and an index i, ...