Starting with Blockchain Technology for Developers

Starting with Blockchain Technology for Developers

Stone River eLearning
Updated Sep 05, 2019

Course Overview

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

Anyone desiring to learn how blockchain solutions are designed, configured, and developed needs the knowledge 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 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 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 primary components of blockchain technology and weaves them together to create a solid understanding of the blockchain 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

  • Code a JavaScript blockchain
  • Understand and use of blockchain technology in real world application
  • Work with blockchain concepts in real code
  • Understand the most important aspects of viable blockchain design
  • Discover how cryptocurrencies utilize blockchain
  • Learn the various protocols for securing the blockchain
  • Implement security protocols in a blockchain project
  • Create block validation logic in JavaScript
  • Discover the leading cryptocurrency networks and blockchain development platforms in today's market ... and much, much more!


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