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Thursday, August 29 • 2:00pm - 3:50pm
Ethereum Development Tools and Hands On Workshop (90 minute session)

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A general purpose blockchain can support many different types of digital assets and contracts, but how do you get started? In this course, you will learn about the latest trends and tools. Walk through setting up and deploying smart contracts. Learn how to interact with and debug your deployed contracts using developer tools and user interfaces. Background will include the history of Ethereum, the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), transactions, gas, addresses vs. contracts and key differences from Bitcoin.

What will students learn?
How to set up an Ethereum Development environment and deploy smart contracts to the blockchain. High level, what does this all mean, what's involved and how does this apply to my business?

This course is appropriate for people new to the industry and professionals who aren't afraid of code and aspiring blockchain developers who want to learn how to develop their first smart contract.

Materials: https://github.com/mattlockyer/btc19

Prerequisites: you'll need a Bash / Unix shell (command line), an IDE suitable for writing HTML/JS, test network Ether (preferably Ropsten or Kovan), MetaMask and the following: 

- node/npm latest versions https://www.npmjs.com/get-npm  

- a local web server (recommended: npm i -g serve https://www.npmjs.com/package/serve
- Truffle npm i -g serve https://www.npmjs.com/package/truffle
- MetaMask 
- test network Ether (preferably Ropsten or Kovan)


Teachers
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Matt Lockyer

Soloblock Solutions
Matt Lockyer is an active developer, writer and strategist in the blockchain ecosystem. He wrote the Ethereum ERC-998 standard for Composable Tokens and his article on Token Curated Registries (TCRs) was published in a16z's crypto canon reading list. Matt founded and operates the... Read More →

MC
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John Paller

Opolis, Founder & Steward
As an employment & talent acquisition industry leader & entrepreneur, I've been in the employment/talent acquisition/HR Tech space for over 15 years. To me, there isn't anything more commercially important to people than the jobs we take or the people we hire.I am obsessed with bringing... Read More →


Thursday August 29, 2019 2:00pm - 3:50pm MDT
Valley
  Technical, Introductory