NostrDevs: Build a Social Network from Scratch
What you'll learn
- Intro to Nostr Development - Discover the unique Nostr protocol for censorship-resistant decentralized social networking.
- Understanding Nostr's Core Concepts - Dive deep into cryptographic keys, signature verification, and the vital roles within the Nostr system.
- Problems with Existing Platforms - Thoroughly explore issues with Twitter, Mastodon, and SSB. Learn why Nostr is the go-to solution.
- Setup Your Nostr Development Environment - Detailed guide to establish your own Nostr development environment. Get ready to create!
- Deep Exploration of Nostr Clients - Learn about client roles, interactions, and how to handle updates efficiently in the Nostr environment.
- Comprehensive Dive into Nostr Relays - Understand the integral role of relays, their setup, and how they interact with clients in Nostr.
- Efficient Handling & Management of Data in Nostr - Delve into data publishing, fetching, structuring, and post events within Nostr.
- Addressing Network Challenges in Nostr - Learn how Nostr tackles user bans, spam, data storage for a robust, healthy network.
- Hands-On: Build Your First Nostr App - A comprehensive step-by-step guide to creating your first application using the Nostr protocol.
- No pre-knowledge is required - enthusiasm and a love for Nostr is all you need!
- A Linux machine or Mac or Windows is required
- No software is required in advance of the course (all software used in the course is free)
Welcome to the Ultimate Nostr Development Course! This is your comprehensive guide to mastering the Nostr protocol, providing an end-to-end understanding, design principles, and hands-on building experience on this revolutionary protocol.
In just under 8 hours, we'll guide you from being a novice to becoming a proficient Nostr developer, enabling you to create resilient, censorship-resistant decentralized networks.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
Individuals captivated by the potential of decentralized systems and eager to learn
Aspiring digital privacy enthusiasts looking to expand their knowledge
Tech hobbyists interested in exploring cutting-edge protocols
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
The solid foundations of the Nostr protocol, its purpose, and potential applications
Creating and understanding Nostr clients, relays, and their intricate interactions
The application and management of keys and signatures within the Nostr ecosystem
Building robust censorship-resistant networks that uphold the principles of a free and open internet
A deep dive into various tools designed explicitly for Nostr development
Understanding and implementing Machine-to-Machine interactions on Nostr
Creating a Nostr-based Reddit clone, taking you from concept ideation to execution
Our instructors, Super Testnet, Topher Scott, and Captain Stacks, employ an engaging, hands-on teaching approach. So you're not just assured to master the principles but will also find the learning process enjoyable!
Embark on this exciting journey with us today!
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who wants to understand and build censorship-resistant social networks.
- Individuals keen to grasp cryptographic keys and signatures within decentralized platforms.
- Anyone aiming to contribute to the development and resilience of open protocols.
- Developers eager to delve into decentralized social networking platforms.
- Participants in hackathons seeking a unique edge with Nostr protocol knowledge.
- Individuals believing in a future dominated by decentralized systems and technologies.
- Startups and Innovation Teams: Organizations looking to understand and leverage decentralized systems for their products or services, especially those focused on communication or social networking.
- Web Developers: Existing developers who want to broaden their horizons by delving into the world of decentralized social networking platforms, a niche but rapidly expanding area of web development.
Pleb Lab is a group of misfit hackers who firmly believe that coming together to support developers is key for bitcoin to continue. Free and open-source development is critical to breakthroughs in bitcoin. The FOSS ethos is at the center of what we do here at Pleb Lab.
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