BTC101: Intro to Bitcoin

BTC101: Intro to Bitcoin

Jack Wu
  • 12 Videos

Overview

In this course, you will learn about how Bitcoin works.  This bitcoin course covers the proof-of-work consensus algorithm that makes decentralized transactions possible. You will learn topics including public and private keys, transactions, mining, blockchain, hard forks, segwit and more. You will also be creating your own Web API wallet for bitcoin that you can showcase to potential employers.

Audience

Anyone interested in learning about Bitcoin and blockchains work.

Prerequisites

Prior programming experience is required:

  • Javascript
  • HTML/CSS
  • Linux command line.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  • Understand what Bitcoin is and how it works at a fundamental level
  • Explain how Bitcoin achieves consensus and how it is kept secure
  • Learn how Bitcoin mining works and forks in the blockchain
  • Understand bitcoin script language and its applications
  • Have the essential skills needed to become a blockchain developer
  • Gain broader insights into trends in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space

Course Includes

  • Hours of Video Lessons
  • Chapter Quizzes - Check Your Understanding! 
  • Certificate of Completion 
  • Access on Mobile and Desktop
  • Curated Readings and Supplementary Content 

 

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Curator

Jack Wu
Jack Wu Author

Instructor @ Blockgeeks

Curriculum

Introduction

Bitcoin Network and Blockchain

Wallet and Transactions 

Advanced Concepts 

Conclusion

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