University at Buffalo

Smart Contracts

This course is part of Blockchain Specialization

Taught in English

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Bina Ramamurthy

Instructor: Bina Ramamurthy

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  • This second course of the Blockchain specialization will help you design, code, deploy and execute a smart contract.

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There are 4 modules in this course

The purpose of this module is to introduce the reasons for a smart contract and its critical role in transforming blockchain technology from enabling decentralized systems. We will explore the structure and basic concepts of a smart contract through examples, and illustrate Remix (remix.ethereum.org) web IDE for deploying and interacting with a smart contract.

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5 videos6 readings5 quizzes

Our goal is to master the basics of Solidity, a high-level language that is a combination of Javascript, Java and C++. It is specially designed to write smart contracts and to target the Ethereum Virtual Machine. Learners will be able to follow demonstrations and practice using Solidity.

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7 videos5 readings6 quizzes

This module focuses on the development of the Ballot smart contract incrementally to illustrate various features including time dependencies, validation outside the function code using access modifiers, asserts and require declarations, and event logging.

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8 videos4 readings5 quizzes

This module will focus on best practices including evaluating whether a blockchain-based solution is suitable for your problem, designing Solidity smart contracts, and those relating to Remix IDE.

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3 videos4 readings1 quiz1 programming assignment

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Bina Ramamurthy
The State University of New York
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