Blockchain Developer Course Consensys

Blockchain Developer Course by Consensys

This end-to-end Ethereum developer course is a robust, self-paced course that has been created with the busy professional in mind.

This course provides motivated developers all the necessary content, tools, and tips in order to build their Ethereum knowledge and development skills at their pace as their schedule allows. The course will cover Ethereum concepts, introduce key developer tools, go over security best practices, and explain the other aspects of smart contract and dApp development.



Module 1: Review of Blockchain Technology



Welcome to Module 1: Review of Blockchain Technology

Module 1 Pre-Assessment (Not Graded)

Contextualizing Blockchain

1.1 Distributed Ledgers

1.2 Consensus Mechanisms

1.3 Mining in Ethereum

1.4 Public and Private Blockchains

1.5 Distributed Ledger Platforms

Module 1 Test

Module 1 Recap



Module 2: Blockchain Primitives



Welcome to Module 2: Blockchain Primitives

Module 2 Pre-Assessment (Not Graded)

2.1 Cryptographic Hash Functions

2.1.1 Playing with Cryptographic Hash Functions

2.2 Public Key Cryptography

2.3 Merkle Trees

2.3.1 Playing with Merkle Trees

2.4 Blockchain Structure

2.4.1 Building a Blockchain

2.5 Smart Contracts

2.5.1 Smart Contracts

2.6 Nodes

2.7 Blockchain Forks

Module 2 Test



Module 3: Ethereum Basics



Welcome to Module 3: Ethereum Basics

Module 3 Pre-Assessment (Not Graded)

3.1 Accounts

3.2 Transactions

3.3 Gas and Fees

3.4 Ethereum Structure

3.5 Externally Owned Accounts and Ethereum Transactions

3.6 Generating Ethereum Addresses

Module 3 Test

Module 3 Recap

Module 3 Feedback



Module 4: Traditional and Decentralized Application Development



Welcome to Module 4: Traditional and Decentralized Application Development

Module 4 Pre-Assessment

4.1 Decentralized Application Development

4.2 Similarities and Differences

4.3 Development Environment Setup Options

4.4 Key Developer Tools

4.5 Installing and Using Geth

4.6 Connecting to a testnet

4.7 Geth PoA Private Network Tutorial

Module 4 Test

Module 4 Recap



Module 5: Development Frameworks and Environment



Welcome to Module 5: Development Frameworks and Environment

Module 5 Pre-Assessment

Introducing Metamask

Interview with Dan Finlay from Metamask

5.1 Development Workflow: A Low Level Overview

5.2 Development Workflow: Ganache CLI

5.3 The Truffle Development Environment

5.4 Installing Truffle

5.5 The Structure of a Truffle Project

5.6 The Ethereum Package Manager (Optional / Informational)

Ganache GUI

Module 5 Recap

Module 5 Feedback



Module 6: Solidity Fundamentals



Welcome to Module 6: Solidity Fundamentals

Module 6 Pre-Assessment

6.1 Data Types and Variables

6.2 Functions

6.3 Storage and Memory

6.4 Contract Structure

6.5 Reading Smart Contracts with Remix

6.6 Smart Contract ABI

6.7 Events and Logs

6.8 Factory Contracts

Module 6 Test

Module 6 Recap



Module 7: Writing Smart Contracts



In Module 7

Module 7 Pre-Assessment

7.1 Introductory Smart Contracts

7.2 Inter-Contract Execution

7.3 Inheritance

7.4 Libraries and the Ethereum Package Manager

7.5 Smart Contract System Design

7.6 Writing a Smart Contract (Proof of Existence Exercise)

7.7 Deeper into Smart Contracts (Multi-Signature Wallet Exercise)

7.8 Debugging Truffle Tests

7.8.1 More On Writing Tests in Solidity

7.9 Practice Writing Smart Contracts

7.10 Check Your Work

Module 7 Test



Module 8: Ethereum and the End User



Module 8

Module 8 Pre-Assessment

8.1 Introduction to Web 3.0

8.1.1 Using the Web3.js JavaScript Library

8.1.2 Connecting Web3.js to a Contract

8.2 Building Truffle for the Web

8.2.1 Updates to Metamask

8.3 Integrating with React

8.3.1 Rimble UI

Module 8 Test

Module 8 Recap



Module 9: Smart Contracts Pitfalls, Testing and Debugging



In Module 9

Module 9 Pre-Assessment

9.1 Writing Tests

9.1.1 Catching Solidity Errors in Truffle Tests

9.2 Smart Contract Best Practices

9.3 Exploits and Dangers

9.4 Optimizing Gas

9.5 Safety Checklist

9.6 Security Analysis Tools

9.7 Attack Demos

9.7.1 Denial of Service Attack Example

9.7.2 Reentrancy Attack Example

9.7.3 Integer Over/Underflow Example

Module 9 Test

Module 9 Recap

Feedback up to Module 9



Module 10: Advanced Topics



Module 10

10.1 Smart Contract Design Patterns

10.2 The Ethereum Name Service

10.3 Introduction to IPFS

10.4 Upgradable Contracts

10.5 Oracles with Rhombus

10.5.1 Rhombus Network

10.5.2 Rhombus Network Tutorial

10.6 Formal Verification

10.7 What are Zero-Knowledge Proofs?

Module 10 Recap



Module 11: Additional Topics



Module 11

11.1 Introduction to Vyper

11.1.1 Writing Ethereum Smart Contracts in Vyper

11.2 Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIPs)



Price



Price $295

Price does not include a certificate at the end of the course. Upon successful completion, you may make a request to ConsenSys Academy for a certificate which will be issued after a technical assessment for a fee.


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