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Blockchain

University at Buffalo via Coursera Specialization

Overview

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.

Syllabus

Course 1: Blockchain Basics
- This first course of the Blockchain specialization provides a broad overview of the essential concepts of blockchain technology – by ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Smart Contracts
- This second course of the Blockchain specialization will help you design, code, deploy and execute a smart contract – the computational ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Decentralized Applications (Dapps)
- This third course of the Blockchain specialization prepares you to design and develop end-to-end decentralized applications (Dapps) – which ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Blockchain Platforms
- This fourth course of the Blockchain specialization provides learners with an understanding of the broader blockchain ecosystem. Learners ... Enroll for free.

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Taught by

Bina Ramamurthy

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