It is a small selection of content from the much more in-depth Ethereum Developer Online Course. If you are a developer keen to get into Ethereum, check out the 9-week intensive course.The course covers the very basics of blockchain technology, from data structures to live projects using it. Many of you probably already know the basics and tools of cryptography. For those who want to brush up or get an introduction to cryptography and how it relates to Blockchain, we have got you covered!
What is a blockchain?
What are transactions and blocks?
How do P2P systems operate?
The most prominent consensus mechanisms
Difference between private, consortium, and public networks
What does the data structure look like?
How do Smart Contracts work?
What is the Ethereum Virtual Machine?
What is a Hash?
How do public/private keys work?
What is a Merkle tree?
What is the double-spend problem?
The Ethereum ecosystem and DApps
What is Mist and how does it work?
What is Ether, an account, a Faucet?
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Author: Elias Haase
Elias has been spending the past 10 years planning, building and running applications. His background is in Artificial Intelligence. Since the early days of bitcoin he has been following the progress of blockchain tech and has been gathering experience with smart contracts / trustless computation since late 2014.
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