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This first course of the Blockchain specialization provides a broad overview of the essential concepts of blockchain technology – by initially exploring the Bitcoin protocol followed by the Ethereum protocol – to lay the foundation necessary for developing applications and programming. You will be equipped with the knowledge needed to create nodes on your personal Ethereum blockchain, create accounts, unlock accounts, mine, transact, transfer Ethers, and check balances. You will learn about the decentralized peer-to-peer network, an immutable distributed ledger and the trust model that defines a blockchain. This course enables you to explain basic components of a blockchain (transaction, block, block header, and the chain) its operations (verification, validation, and consensus model) underlying algorithms, and essentials of trust (hard fork and soft fork). Content includes the hashing and cryptography foundations indispensable to blockchain programming, which is the focus of two subsequent specialization courses, Smart Contracts and Decentralized Applications (Dapps). You will work on a virtual machine image, specifically created for this course, to build an Ethereum test chain and operate on the chain. This hands-on activity will help you understand the workings of a blockchain, its transactions, blocks and mining. Main concepts are delivered through videos, demos and hands-on exercises....
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Approx. 7 hours to complete

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, 3 ½ hours per week...
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Habilidades que você terá

EthereumCryptographyBlockchainsBitcoin
Globe

cursos 100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Calendar

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Beginner Level

Nível iniciante

Clock

Approx. 7 hours to complete

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, 3 ½ hours per week...
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English

Legendas: English...

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

Week
1
Clock
4 horas para concluir

Blockchain Defined

We will introduce and define blockchain, explain the structure and operational aspects of Bitcoin blockchain, and compare different types of blockchains....
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 26 min), 6 leituras, 5 testes
Video5 videos
Blockchain Defined: Bitcoin & Blockchain8min
Blockchain Structure5min
Basic Operations4min
Beyond Bitcoin3min
Reading6 leituras
Acknowledgements: Blockchain5min
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Bitcoin & Blockchain15min
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Blockchain Structure12min
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Basic Operations10min
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Beyond Bitcoin18min
REQUIRED Quiz Resources and Directions: Blockchain Defined - Week 110min
Quiz5 exercícios práticos
Self-Check30min
Self-Check30min
Self-Check30min
Self-Check30min
Blockchain Defined - Week 130min
Week
2
Clock
4 horas para concluir

Ethereum Blockchain

We will discuss the innovation of the Ethereum blockchain, review its protocol, and explore the payment model for code execution....
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 19 min), 5 leituras, 5 testes
Video5 videos
Practitioner's Perspective: The Enterprise2min
Ethereum Structure4min
Ethereum Operations2min
Incentive Model4min
Reading5 leituras
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Smart Contracts15min
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Ethereum Structure10min
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Ethereum Operations12min
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Incentive Model10min
REQUIRED Quiz Resources and Directions: Ethereum Blockchain - Week 210min
Quiz5 exercícios práticos
Self-Check30min
Self-Check30min
Self-Check30min
Self-Check30min
Ethereum Blockchain - Week 230min
Week
3
Clock
4 horas para concluir

Algorithms & Techniques

We will discuss the concept of asymmetric key encryption, define the concept of hashing, and explain techniques that use algorithms to manage the integrity of transactions and blocks in blockchain....
Reading
4 vídeos (Total de 21 min), 5 leituras, 5 testes
Video4 videos
Hashing5min
Transaction Integrity3min
Securing Blockchain4min
Reading5 leituras
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Public-Key Cryptography12min
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Hashing30min
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Transaction Integrity15min
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Securing Blockchain10min
REQUIRED Quiz Resources and Directions: Algorithms & Techniques - Week 310min
Quiz5 exercícios práticos
Self-Check30min
Self-Check30min
Self-Check30min
Self-Check30min
Algorithms & Techniques - Week 330min
Week
4
Clock
7 horas para concluir

Trust Essentials

We will define elements of trust in blockchain and discuss the Consensus protocol....
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 19 min), 5 leituras, 6 testes
Video5 videos
Consensus Protocol2min
Practitioner's Perspective: Decentralized Governance2min
Robustness5min
Forks4min
Reading5 leituras
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Decentralized Systems20min
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Consensus Protocolmin
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Robustness5min
(OPTIONAL) Resources: Forks10min
Blockchain Basics: Key Takeaways5min
Quiz5 exercícios práticos
Self-Check30min
Self-Check30min
Self-Check30min
Self-Check30min
Trust Essentials - Week 430min
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Melhores avaliações

por SSJul 28th 2018

I find this course helpful to absolute beginner and for one who wants to grasp the basic concepts of Blockchain . The tutor tried to explain most part with simplicity and good and sufficient details.

por SPJul 16th 2018

Amazing Course , easy to follow , in depth explanation, easy to understand , I have was amazing Experience, still learning a lot ... and for me this was the best way to start learn about blockchain

Instrutores

Bina Ramamurthy

Teaching Professor
Computer Science and Engineering Department

Sobre University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo (UB) team includes the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the most comprehensive public school of engineering in New York; the Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE), an engineering outreach center that supports the business community; and the Center for Educational Innovation, which elevates pedagogical advancement and improved learning. UB, a research-intensive public university, is the largest institution of the State University of New York system....

Sobre The State University of New York

The State University of New York, with 64 unique institutions, is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States. Educating nearly 468,000 students in more than 7,500 degree and certificate programs both on campus and online, SUNY has nearly 3 million alumni around the globe....

Sobre o Programa de cursos integrados Blockchain

This specialization introduces blockchain, a revolutionary technology that enables peer-to-peer transfer of digital assets without any intermediaries, and is predicted to be just as impactful as the Internet. More specifically, it prepares learners to program on the Ethereum blockchain. The four courses provide learners with (i) an understanding and working knowledge of foundational blockchain concepts, (ii) a skill set for designing and implementing smart contracts, (iii) methods for developing decentralized applications on the blockchain, and (iv) information about the ongoing specific industry-wide blockchain frameworks. The specialization covers a range of essential topics, from the cryptographic underpinnings of blockchain technology to enabling decentralized applications on a private Ethereum blockchain platform. It is ideal for programmers and designers involved in developing and implementing blockchain applications, and anyone who is interested in understanding its potential....
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