Introduction to Cryptocurrency and Applications in Blockchain

Basic cryptography concepts applied to cryptocurrencies. Functions and Hash. Bitcoin: Guiding principles and operation. The blockchain: components fundamentals and variations. Alt-coins. The Ethereum platform and smart contracts. Introduction to the development of smart contracts on the ethereum platform. 

Basic Information

Workload
30 hours

Mandatory: 

  • Ethereum: Blockchains, Digital Assets, Smart Contracts, Decentralized Autonomous Organizations. Henning Diedrich. Wildfire Publishing
  • Mastering Bitcoin: Unlocking Digital Cryptocurrencies. Andreas Antonopoulos. O’Reilly.
  • Blockchain Applications: A Hands-On Approach. Arshdeep Bahga and Vijay Madisetti