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Comentários e feedback de alunos de Blockchain Basics da instituição Universidade de Buffalo

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Sobre o curso

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....

Melhores avaliações


18 de nov de 2018

This is an introductory course to Blockchain. The supplemented material (in other words self-study) is excellent and in my opinion is the only way to master the concepts and details of this discipline


31 de dez de 2019

One of the Best course for Absolutely Beginners :-) Discussed Core Fundamental Factors of Blockchain of Bitcoin and Ethereum. Amazing Resources & Really Helpful Content. Thanks Bina Ramamurthy Ma'am.

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por Nitish K

11 de mai de 2020

Increase in video length and a little less reading material may help in making this course more helpful

por Himanshu K

26 de out de 2022

More video lectures should be there for a better understanding as we have to read a lot by ourselves.

por Umang T

22 de mai de 2021

The lectures could be lengthier. The course seems to be rushed. The programming assignment was good.

por Concierge S

4 de mar de 2020

The miner part of the project is flawed. It crashes. Also the project instructions are incomplete.

por Pallavi N

29 de dez de 2021

More than half of the resource files are not existing . Please review those resource files again

por Abhishek B

13 de jun de 2020

the faculty seemed to read from a screen and cannot make us understand complex english words..

por Through t l

6 de jan de 2019

more practical approach would have been better and programming assignment was not satisfactory

por Miguel Á S C

19 de mar de 2022

Final Project is a pain; Virtual Machine used is not up to the specs required for the task.

por Yasaman R

23 de jun de 2020

It's a good course for beginners but the assignments and quizzes can be harder and longer.

por Bhavneet S

30 de jun de 2020

The reading material provided is pretty good, but video lectures could have been better.

por Saleh M A

9 de set de 2020

OVA file creates problems which make my submission delayed. This should be resolved.

por Vishwajeet K

26 de jul de 2020

A nice course where you can learn about the basic knowledge of Blockchain Technology

por Ujjwal G

13 de jul de 2019

Covers only the basics, assignments are not very good but pretty decent for a start.

por Alexey K

14 de set de 2018

Narrative in the lectures a little, most of the material is devoted to self-study.

por Amit K

13 de jul de 2020

Some of the links were not working in week 1 and week 2 optional reading material


27 de ago de 2020


por Rohit M

10 de jan de 2021

Good course for beginner concepts, but a lot of links are old and not working

por Sarthik G

18 de ago de 2019

Not much explained! Literally used youtube or Edx for most of the topics

por Chris M

29 de mai de 2019

Good information but needs more context around assignments and readings.

por Sana

12 de ago de 2020

many problems with last assignment . just because of computing power

por avichal s

27 de abr de 2020

You have to be very patience while submitting the final assignment.

por Joyce Z

1 de mar de 2020

This course really didn't go in to the depth that I am expecting.


3 de jun de 2021

Some of the terms could have been explained better and in detail

por Davide R

21 de mar de 2019

It's a good course but many concepts are taken for granted.

por Rand E

13 de ago de 2018

It has only basic information without any practical parts