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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)

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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 →

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John Paller (SporkDAO)

Opolis, SporkDAO
John has been in the employment/talent acquisition/HR Tech space for over 15 years, and is the founder of Opolis, a member-owned digital employment cooperative.He is the founder and steward of EthDenver and SporkDAO.John was awarded “Forty Under 40” in 2014 by the Denver Business Journal, which recognizes up-and-coming leaders who are shaping the future of the business community... Read More →

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