Introduction to Blockchain and Ethereum

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  • Grasp Blockchain concepts such as private and public keys, addresses, wallets, and hashes
  • Send and analyze transactions in the Ethereum Rinkeby test network
  • Compile and deploy your own ERC20-compliant smart contracts and tokens
  • Test your smart contracts using MyEtherWallet
  • Create a distributed web interface for your contract
  • Combine Solidity and JavaScript to create your very own decentralized application

Blockchain applications provide a single-shared ledger to eliminate trust issues involving multiple stakeholders. With the help of Introduction to Blockchain and Ethereum, you'll learn how to create distributed Blockchain applications which do not depend on a central server or datacenter. The course begins by explaining Bitcoin, Altcoins, and Ethereum, followed by taking you through distributed programming using the Solidity language on the Ethereum Blockchain. By the end of this course, you'll be able to write, compile, and deploy your own smart contracts to the Ethereum Blockchain.

  • Explore a perfect balance between theories and hands-on activities
  • Discover popular Blockchain use cases such as Bitcoin
  • Create your first smart contract in Solidity for Ethereum
Page Count 102
Course Length 3 hours 3 minutes
ISBN 9781789612714
Date Of Publication 27 Sep 2018


Fatima Castiglione Maldonado

Fatima Castiglione Maldonado is a developer, a consultant, and an instructor with more than 10 years’ experience in the IT and finance industries and 5 years’ experience in the Blockchain technology. She is an expert in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Solidity, and full-stack dApp development using Web.js, Truffle, and dappsys. Her experience includes ERC-20 and ERC-223 Tokens and commercial Ethereum development. She has participated in ICOs and has knowledge of the Cosmos IBC Protocol and IPFS / IPNS