Blockchain Development Boot Camp

3 Day Classroom  •  3 Day Live Online
3 Day Training at your location.
Adjustable to meet your needs.
Individual:
$2750.00
Group Rate:
$2550.00
GSA Discount:
$2062.50
When training eight or more people, onsite team training offers a more affordable and convenient option.
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Overview

The popular media is saturated with stories about Bitcoin, but it’s the underlying blockchain technology that allows Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to work. Even outside of cryptocurrency applications, blockchain is a broad disruptor with far-reaching implications for many areas of business. Distributed trust, guaranteed authentication combined with un-hackable anonymity – the ability to leverage use cases with these and other blockchain capabilities is powerful.

Most exciting is the fact that Blockchain is an accessible technology you can leverage and use in your own organization. Early adopters can gain a significant competitive advantage. In a world where digital transformation is the common goal, blockchain applications are core enablers.

Guided by a senior expert, this blockchain course explains in detail how blockchain can be applied to real-world applications, products, and business processes. Day one establishes detailed real-world literacy on blockchain, where it is going, and how it can be used. It demystifies blockchain technology and helps you understand the use cases, challenges, and roadmap of blockchain. Day two is a detailed workshop day on applied corporate strategy for stakeholders in organizations who wish to navigate the practical aspects of actually incorporating blockchain into applications and use cases. You will take a deeper look into blockchain technology, and will focus on understanding business and technology requirements. The final day is comprised of hands-on lab work in Hyperledger and Ethereum for those with some development experience to get practical engineering skills using blockchain themselves. 

Upcoming Dates and Locations
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Sep 24, 2018 – Sep 26, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hyatt Place
440 American Avenue
King Of Prussia, PA 19406
United States

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Sep 24, 2018 – Sep 26, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Oct 22, 2018 – Oct 24, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Chicago, Illinois

Microtek Chicago
230 W. Monroe
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60606
United States

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Oct 22, 2018 – Oct 24, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Nov 26, 2018 – Nov 28, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Washington, District of Columbia

Microtek-Washington, DC
1110 Vermont Avenue NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
United States

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Nov 26, 2018 – Nov 28, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Dec 17, 2018 – Dec 19, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Seattle, Washington

Allied Business Systems - Computer Classrooms
10604 NE 38th Place, Suite 118
Yarrow Bay Office Park-1 North
Kirkland, WA 98033
United States

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Dec 17, 2018 – Dec 19, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Course Outline

Part 1: Real-world Literacy

  1. Introduction
    • Instructor
    • Course Objectives & Topics
  2. Blockchain History
    • Blockchain Overview
    • Predecessors to Blockchain Technology
    • Comparable Technology
    • Foundational Constructs
    • The Birth of Bitcoin
  3. Concepts
    • Peer-to-Peer Systems
    • Consensus Protocols
    • Public Key Cryptography
    • Hashing
    • Transactions and Blocks
    • Double Spend Problem
    • Wallets
    • Smart Contracts
    • Oracles
  4. Beyond Cryptocurrencies: Blockchain Value Proposition & Benefits
    • Core tenets of blockchain technology
    • Shared Data & Business Logic
    • Immutability
    • Security
    • Smart Contracts
  5. Smart Contracts
    • Value Proposition
  6. Business Use Cases
    • Financial Services
    • Supply Chain
    • Legal
    • Others (i.e. entertainment Industry)
  7. Blockchain Challenges
    • Adoption
    • Security
    • Interoperability & Standards
    • Technology Maturity
    • Regulatory Concerns
    • Legal: Validity of Data & Enforceability of Smart Contracts
    • User Experience
  8. Permissioned vs Permissionless Ledgers
    • Transactions
    • Memberships
    • Consensus
  9. Blockchain Trends
    • Security
    • Decentralization
    • Industry Specific Ledgers & Permissioned Ledger
    • Low cost transactions & Throughput
    • Smart Contracts & Technolegal Movement
  10. Blockchain Ecosystem
    • Review of top 10
      • Such as NEO, ICON, EOS, Wanchain, Ethereum, Fabric, Iroha, Fabric
    • Review of top 20 blockchain-based startups across industries.
      • Such as Monax (formerly known as Eris), Everyledger.

Part 2: Applied Corporate Strategy

  1. Blockchain in Action
    • Ethereum Mist Wallet
    • Sending Transactions
    • Smart Contract Overview
  2. Deep Dive into Permissioned Ledgers
    • Pros & Cons
    • Security Model
    • Software as a Service Solutions
    • Deploying in-house Solutions
  3. Application-based or Platform-based Blockchain Solutions
  4. Internal Business Use Cases & Considerations
    • Approving the Business Use Case
  5. Technology Assessment:
    • Blockchain Solution
    • Internal Architecture
    • Internal Infrastructure
  6. Non-functional Considerations
    • Performance
    • Security
    • Resiliency
  7. Prioritization, Business Engagement and Timelines
  8. Potential Revenue Streams
  9. Design, Build, Deploy and Maintain

Part 3: Practical Engineering Practice with Hyperledger and Ethereum 

Ethereum and using Ethereum

  1. Ethereum Overview
    • History
    • Value Proposition
  2. Ethereum Concepts
    • Network
    • Ether
    • Gas
    • EVM
  3. Ethereum Transactions
    • Using a wallet
    • Measuring transaction costs
  4. Ethereum Clients, Network and Geth
  5. JavaScript API
  6. Ethereum Smart Contracts Overview
    • Solidity Overview
    • Developing, Deploying, Executing
  7. Contract Design Patterns
  8. Developing a DApp
    • Truffle Boxes
    • Testing
  9. Deploying a DApp
    • Testnet
    • Mainnet
  10. Ethereum Ecosystem and Roadmap

Hyperledger Fabric

Identity over anonymity. Selectivity endorsement over Proof of work. PoS on Bitcoin and Ethereum is resource intensive.

  1. Fabric Overview
    • History
    • Value Propostion
      • Shared Ledger: Permissioned, Shared Between Participants
      • Smart Contracts: Encoding Business Logic
      • Privacy: Identity over Anonymity, Authenticated Transactions
      • Trust: Selective Endorsement
      • Finality
  1. Actors in a Blockchain Network
  2. Hyperledger Composer
    • Mode, build and deploy business networks
  3. Open Development Toolset
  4. Components of Fabric
    • Ledger
    • Smart Contract
    • Peer Network
    • Membership Services
    • Events
    • System Management
    • Wallet: Identity Store
    • Integrations
  5. Chaincode
  6. Integrations
  7. Architectural Considerations
  8. Network Considerations
    • Nodes and Roles
  9. Fabric Ecosystem and Roadmap
Who should attend

This blockchain course is for those that have experience with developing applications or building software architecture. Some titles that would find this course useful include:

  • Software Developers
  • Engineers
  • IT and Engineering Consultants
  • Solutions Architect
  • IT operations staff
Pre-Requisites

Experience building applications using any of the following (or similar) languages: Python, C, C++, C#, Rust, Scala, Haskell, Erlang, or Clojure.

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