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Intermediate Level

Knowledge of at least one high-level programming language is required. Prerequisites: Blockchain Basics, Smart Contracts, and Decentralized Apps.

Approx. 16 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • This fourth course of the Blockchain specialization provides learners with an understanding of the broader blockchain ecosystem.

Skills you will gain

HyperledgerMicrosoft AzureBlockchain PlatformsGrid+Augur

Learner Career Outcomes

38%

started a new career after completing these courses

23%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

20%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Course 4 of 4 in the
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level

Knowledge of at least one high-level programming language is required. Prerequisites: Blockchain Basics, Smart Contracts, and Decentralized Apps.

Approx. 16 hours to complete
English

Offered by

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University at Buffalo

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The State University of New York

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Permissioned Blockchains

4 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 57 min), 7 readings, 6 quizzes
11 videos
Hyperledger (Part 1)6m
Hyperledger (Part 2)4m
Fabric Services4m
Fabric Model & Functions (Part 1)5m
Fabric Model & Functions (Part 2)4m
Composer3m
Composer (Demo) (Part 1)6m
Composer (Demo) (Part 2)6m
Composer (Demo) (Part 3)7m
Microsoft Azure5m
7 readings
Acknowledgements: Blockchain5m
(Optional) Resources: Linux's Hyperledger10m
(Optional) Resources: Fabric Services25m
(Optional) Resources: Fabric Model & Functions15m
[OPTIONAL] Composer Demo Files30m
(Optional) Resources: Composer15m
(Optional) Resources: Microsoft Azure10m
6 practice exercises
Self-Check6m
Self-Check30m
Self-Check4m
Self-Check2m
Self-Check30m
Permissioned Blockchains - Week 130m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Decentralized Applications Platforms

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 27 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
5 videos
Augur (Part 1)5m
Augur (Part 2)6m
Grid+ (Part 1)6m
Grid+ (Part 2)6m
2 readings
(Optional) Resources: Augur25m
(Optional) Resources: Grid+20m
3 practice exercises
Self-Check10m
Self-Check30m
Decentralized Applications Platforms - Week 230m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Challenges & Solutions

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 25 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
5 videos
Consensus5m
Scalability7m
Privacy & Confidentiality3m
Escrow & Multi-sig7m
4 readings
(Optional) Resources: Consensus15m
(Optional) Resources: Scalability35m
(Optional) Resources: Privacy & Confidentiality10m
(Optional) Resources: Escrow & Multi-Sig25m
5 practice exercises
Self-Check6m
Self-Check6m
Self-Check30m
Self-Check30m
Challenges & Solutions - Week 330m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Alternative Decentralized Solutions

6 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 42 min), 5 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
Interplanetary File System (Part 1)5m
Interplanetary File System (Part 2)4m
Interplanetary File System (Demo)6m
Hashgraph (Part 1)7m
Hashgraph (Part 2)7m
Blockchain: Social Imperative4m
Practitioner's Perspective: Market Adoption4m
5 readings
(Optional) Resources: Interplanetary File System1h
(Optional) Resources: Hashgraph30m
(Optional) Resources: Blockchain: Social Imperative5m
Blockchain Platforms: Key Takeaways10m
REQUIRED: Quiz Resources1h
4 practice exercises
Self-Check30m
Self-Check30m
Self-Check30m
Alternative Decentralized Solutions1h

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