The Effective Ethereum Basics Course
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The Effective Ethereum Basics Course

Start with getting all the Ethereum basics down with easy to follow, step by step lectures that are captioned in English
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4.4 (15 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
41 students enrolled
Created by Zoubin Zarin
Last updated 9/2017
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Includes:
  • 40 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Students will gain a solid understanding of the basics and fundamentals of Ethereum to give them the confidence to move onto more advanced topics.
  • Due to the dynamic and ever changing nature of the cryptocurrency world, there is no one sized fits all solution when it comes to exchanges or wallets, students are given the insight into what to look for, and considerations to keep in mind when researching their options.
  • After the course students will will have the confidence to use Ether as an investment vehicle or to simply send and receive Ether.
  • Students will gain an appreciation of the bigger picture of what Ethereum is capable of beyond just being digital money, and prospects for its bright future.
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Requirements
  • This course does not assume any prior knowledge or exposure to any cryptocurrencies . We will start with the absolute basics and slowly build on those basics from section to section to give you a solid understanding of the Ethereum platform and the dynamics surrounding it.
Description

This course demystifies the world of cryptocurrency and specifically Ethereum by taking us through the basics giving us a grounded foundation for it's understanding.

There are many approaches to learning about crypto currency for those new to the technology. The approach used here is to simplify the process by focusing on the basics only as to not overwhelm the students.

The goal of this course is to give students the confidence needed to go on to either self manage further research and keeping up with the news about ethereum, or be able to move to an advanced topic.

The course assumes no prior knowledge to the field and builds on the basics step by step.

** Course is fully captioned in English to help reinforce the ideas presented (simply turn on the captions in the video controls)

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone in any country interested in finding out more about Ethereum cryptocurrency who feels overwhelmed and frustrated with the amount of information out there and doesn’t know where to start.
  • Anyone looking to potentially invest in Ethereum, but is not confident enough in their understanding of the cryptocurrency to make such an investment.
  • Students who are looking to gain solid basics of Ethereum, who might be interested to go onto learning about Ethereum trading, Ethereum mining, or developing Ethereum smart contracts.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Course Introduction
2 Lectures 03:49

This lecture is a brief introduction to the teacher, the course, and its approach.

Preview 02:02

Here is a section by section rundown of what we will be covering in this course.

Preview 01:47
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Lessons
9 Lectures 36:26

The basic technology that cryptocurrencies are built on is called blockchain.

In this unit we talk about what the blockchain technology is.

Preview 04:11

Bitcoin is the digital currency based on the blockchain idea that launched in january of 2009. 

Since it has a very important relationship to all the other cryptocurrencies, it is important to start wit a review of what is Bitcoin.

Bitcoin the Original Cryptocurrency
04:16

The Ethereum team look the lessons learned from strengths and weaknesses of all the other cryptocurrencies to create its own project plan.

In this section we talk about Etherum and its features.

Where Ethereum Fits in the Picture
06:18

Miners are a very important part of any cryptocurrency's eco-system.

In this section we talk about miners, their significance and their role in Ethereum.

Preview 02:50

Ethereum is a very exciting dynamic project that is really going places.

In this section we talk about some of the future plans for Ethereum.

The Future of Ethereum
03:31

Initial Coin Offerings have become an important part of Ethereum's features to many people.

In this section we explain what ICOs are and what that means to you.

Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs
03:10

There are many exchanges all around the world which will convert normal currency into Ethereum and back again. 

However they are not all equal, depending on the country you are using them from, and their shifting policies and fees, finding the right one is definitely a moving target.

In this section we talk about how to go about researching to find the right exchange for you, and what to look for.

Exchanging Ethereum and Money
03:26

Digital wallets are how you control your cryptocurrencies.

Finding the right one, is usually the right compromise between risk and convenience. 

In this section we talk about the different types and categories of wallets so you can make an informed decision on what type of wallet is best for your needs.

Ethereum Wallets
05:27

We conclude the course with possible next steps.

Preview 03:17
About the Instructor
Zoubin Zarin
4.4 Average rating
15 Reviews
41 Students
1 Course
Udemy Instructor

Zoubin is a business animation creative director with a background in programming. His studio has 18 years of digital media production experience producing various types of marketing centric media.

Not only is he an avid cryptocurrency investor, but has built and maintains several mining rigs.

He also started and runs local Ethereum investment focused groups in Toronto.