Introduction to Cryptocurrency and applications in Blockchain

Basic information

Workload: 

30 hours

Syllabus: 

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. 

Bibliography

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