Blockchain Basics: A Practical Approach
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Blockchain Basics: A Practical Approach

Learn Blockchain with Practical Approach & Analogy in 1 Hour
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4.2 (117 ratings)
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2,711 students enrolled
Created by Toshendra Sharma
Last updated 7/2017
English
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 10 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Build theoretical solution of Blockchain-based solutions
  • Present Blockchain & its use cases to others
  • Argue on what is Blockchain & what is not
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Requirements
  • You need to know the basics of computers & networking
  • You need to know basics of virtual currencies like Bitcoin
Description

In this course, we will talk about Blockchain Technology, It's basic & fundamental principals. This course will help you decide the use cases of Blockchain in real life. Because we are talking about Blockchain with practical approach it is easy to identify the real life applications & build something of your own.

This course makes a lot of sense to: 

  • Students for their projects
  • Professors who are looking to teach the Blockchain
  • Employees for their office work
  • Investors to understand the startups they are assessing
  • Entrepreneurs to know what they can build on top of Blockchain
  • Product managers to decide if they must adopt the Blockchain

If you want to know the application aspects of Blockchain then this course is for you.

Who is the target audience?
  • Any one interested in Blockchain
  • Students working in Blockchain-based project
  • Professors looking to teach the Blockchain-based courses
  • Employees working on Blockchain-based product in their office
  • Entrepreneurs looking to understand practical usage of the Blockchain
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Curriculum For This Course
11 Lectures
01:06:13
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Intro & Definitions
2 Lectures 13:15

In this lecture we will overview the entire course & check what will we learn.

Preview 04:48

In this lecture we will go through the definitions of keywords we will be using frequently.

Preview 08:27
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Blockchain Basics: A Practical Approach
8 Lectures 52:17

In this lecture we will see what is Blockchain.

In real Life, what is Blockchain? Storage, Server, Cloud or Tech?
19:34

In this lecture we will see what is the difference between Private & Public Blockchains.

Private vs Public Blockchain
08:49

Here we will take an example of a transaction and will execute it step-by-step.

Sample Transaction: How transaction gets executed & distributed?
04:11

here we will exploring the example of an conflict in Blockchain & how a sample consensus algorithm resolve it.

Consensus: How conflicts are being resolved?
04:14

Here we will see when to use Blockchain & when not. When exactly it makes most sense to use a Blockchain.

When to Use a Blockchain?
03:15

In this lecture we will learn about the security of the Blockchain. Why it is considered as most secure. 

Security: Why Blockchain is More Secure
05:15

In this lecture we will explore the possible options of attacking the Blockchain.

Attacks: How Blockchain Can be Hacked
03:38

In this lecture we will see the possible option of setting up your own Private Blockchain.

Private Blockchain: Can I setup my Own Blockchain
03:21
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Summary
1 Lecture 00:41

Here we will see what you can learn from here next.

Preview 00:41
About the Instructor
Toshendra Sharma
3.9 Average rating
1,295 Reviews
13,528 Students
33 Courses
Entrepreneur in Security & Blockchain

I am a founder & CEO of RecordsKeeper, a Blockchain-based record keeping solution for businesses.

Earlier, I founded Appvigil (Wegilant) in Nov 2011 while pursuing my Masters in Application Security from IIT Bombay, India. Appvigil is the Mobile App Vulnerability Scanner on Cloud. Appvigil also offers security audit services for mobile devices and applications, and compliance with IT regulations. I was heading the team as Chief Executive Officer. The company has won NASSCOM Emerge 50 Award 2014 one of the biggest awards in India. The company got incubation in IIT Bombay's Business Incubator SINE in August 2013.

During Wegilant & before that, I have trained 15000+ students in 5 years across various college campuses in India. I have also written a book on AVR Microcontroller with the name "Robotics with AVR".

I was the part of Forbes India 30Under30 List of 2016 in Technology space.