Building JavaScript Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts

Building JavaScript Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts

Stone River eLearning
Updated Jul 30, 2019

Course Overview

Any IT professional or hobbyist anticipating a solid understanding of how cryptocurrency and smart contract technology works and desires an understanding of crypto's use cases and potential (including  blockchains and distributed applications) needs to go through this course to leverage cryptocurrency and smart contracts in new or existing development projects.

Anyone desiring to learn how cryptocurrency solutions are designed configured and developed needs the knowldege and practice presented in this course.  This not only includes web mobile and service application developers but also architects UI designers testers and administrators. This course provides a solid understanding of how crypto and blockchain technology works and a solid foundation for platform evaluation and learning lower level details.

Target Audience

  • This course was built for forward-looking developers who create solutions for mobile web and beyond.
  • This course is designed for those developers who want to begin working with cryptocurrency smart contract and blockchain technology and need a good springboard to start their descent into this deep and detailed set of technologies theories and implementations.
  • This course focuses on the outstanding components of cryptocurrency technology and weaves them together to create a solid understanding of the crypto stack component's interactions and dependencies.
  • Of course the info presented here is just as valuable for architects testers and product managers as they too should understand how blockchain products are designed and used to create the next level of distributed ledger tech.
  • This course IS NOT intended for non-technical students. The content presented is in the context of technical review.

Learning Objective

  • Use Angular to code a JavaScript cryptocurrency with smart contracts and its underlying blockchain!
  • Understand and use cryptocurrency technology in real world applications
  • Work with blockchain concepts in real code
  • Develop Smart Contract capabilities in a cryptocurrency implementation
  • Understand the most important aspects of viable blockchain design
  • Discover how cryptocurrencies utilize blockchain
  • Learn the Proof of Work protocol for securing the blockchain
  • Implement security protocols in an Angular blockchain project
  • Create block validation logic in JavaScript and Angular
  • Discover the leading cryptocurrency design concepts used in today's most popular cryptocurrency networks ... and much much more!


  • Before taking this course a student should ideally (but not absolutely) have some experience in:
  • Creating applications with Javascript and Angular
  • Some exposure to cryptocurrencies either via the markets or from a technical standpoint
  • JavaScript development of complete web app solutions with a major JS development platform (Angular)