Welcome to “Ethereum Development Tools and Hands On Workshop” with Matt Lockyer. This presentation was delivered on Thursday, August 29th 2019.
A general purpose blockchain can support many different types of digital assets and contracts, but how do you get started? In this course, you will learn about the latest trends and tools. Walk through setting up and deploying smart contracts. Learn how to interact with and debug your deployed contracts using developer tools and user interfaces. Background will include the history of Ethereum, the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), transactions, gas, addresses vs. contracts and key differences from Bitcoin.
What will students learn?
How to set up an Ethereum Development environment and deploy smart contracts to the blockchain. High level, what does this all mean, what’s involved and how does this apply to my business?
This course is appropriate for people new to the industry and professionals who aren’t afraid of code and aspiring blockchain developers who want to learn how to develop their first smart contract.
Matt Lockyer is an active developer, writer and strategist in the blockchain ecosystem. He wrote the Ethereum ERC-998 standard for Composable Tokens and his article on Token Curated Registries (TCRs) was published in a16z’s crypto canon reading list. Matt founded and operates the NFTy Magicians – a group of over 300 blockchain developers. He currently educates Enterprise innovation labs and startups on technical architectures and crypto engineering processes.
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Prerequisites: A Bash / Unix shell (command line), an IDE suitable for writing HTML/JS, test network Ether (preferably Ropsten or Kovan), MetaMask and the following:
– node/npm latest versions https://www.npmjs.com/get-npm
– a local web server (recommended: npm i -g serve https://www.npmjs.com/package/serve)
– Truffle npm i -g serve https://www.npmjs.com/package/truffle –
– test network Ether (preferably Ropsten or Kovan)