The Complete Blockchain Professional Course

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Master Blockchain fundamentals, the Blockchain architecture, and various Blockchain use cases.

About This Video

  • Gain a strong understanding of what Blockchain is
  • Understand how Blockchain is used in various industry sectors
  • Master the process you'll need to use to design a Blockchain solution.
  • Understand the Blockchain architecture
  • Understand Blockchain smart contracts
  • Work through smart contract use cases and applications in order to explain how they're used in real-world scenarios

In Detail

Welcome to the Complete Blockchain Professional Course. People have heard about Blockchain, but they don't know what it is. This course has been designed to give you a thorough understanding of how the Blockchain technology is used as a solution to various industry-wide problems. This very comprehensive course explains all the Blockchain basics in an easy-to-understand way. In this course, we cover:

  • How a Blockchain transaction works
  • Types of Blockchain on the market
  • Consensus Blockchain mechanisms
  • Industry challenges facing Blockchain
  • Blockchain architectures
  • Various Blockchain solutions such as Ethereum, Hyperledger, Bitcoin, Cords, Quorum, Multichain, and EOS
  • Different types of Blockchain consensus algorithm such as Proof of Work, Proof of Stake. and Delegated Proof of Stake.
  • Forming your own Blockchain solutions
  • Blockchain smart contracts
  • Smart contract use cases and applications, and how they are used in real-world scenarios
  • Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and many more
  • Introductions to DAG, Hedra Hashgraphs, and future developments

To promote interactivity and clarity, we have provided various quizzes as a part of the modules; you will be able to master all important Blockchain-related topics. If you are passionate about Blockchain, then this course is for you!

Who this book is for

This course targets developers, students, architects, consultants, industries, and managers who are keen to learn about Blockchain.

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Introduction to Blockchain
    1. What is Blockchain?
    2. Real World Analogy for Blockchain
    3. Peek Inside Blockchain
    4. History of Blockchain
  2. Chapter 2 : Introduction to Distributed Ledgers
    1. How Blockchain works?
    2. Wallets, Digital Signatures and Protocols
  3. Chapter 3 : Introduction to Hyperledger Fabric
    1. Benefits of Blockchain over Traditional Technologies
    2. Bitcoin vs Blockchain
  4. Chapter 4 : Key Concepts of Blockchain
    1. Private Keys, Public Keys and Addresses
    2. Transactions, Merkle Trees and Blocks
    3. Hierarchical Deterministic Wallets, Mnemonic Seeds and Smart Contracts
  5. Chapter 5 : Working of a Blockchain Transaction
    1. How a Blockchain Transaction works?
  6. Chapter 6 : Consensus Mechanism
    1. Problem Statement
    2. Solution: Byzantine Fault Tolerance
    3. How Byzantine Fault Tolerance Relates to Blockchain?
    4. Longest Chain Rule
  7. Chapter 7 : Different types of Consensus Algorithms
    1. Proof of Work
    2. Proof of Stake
    3. Delegated Proof of Stake
    4. Proof of Authority
    5. Proof of Weight
  8. Chapter 8 : Blockchain Architecture
    1. Types of Blockchain
    2. Understanding Blockchain Architecture
  9. Chapter 9 : Forming your own Blockchain Solution
    1. Identify the Use Case
    2. Design Integration
    3. Identify the Consensus Mechanism
    4. Identify the Platform
    5. Design the Architecture
    6. Design the Blockchain Instance
    7. Build the Application Programming Interface
    8. Build the Applications and Future Prospects
  10. Chapter 10 : Blockchain Technology Stack and Ecosystem
    1. Blockchain Technology Stack
    2. Building an Ecosystem around Blockchain
  11. Chapter 11 : Top Blockchain Solutions
    1. Bitcoin
    2. Ethereum
    3. Neo
    4. Hyperledger
    5. EOS
    6. Corda
    7. Quorum
    8. Multichain
  12. Chapter 12 : Blockchain in Industries
    1. Why do Industries need to adopt Blockchain?
    2. Industry Challenges with Blockchain
  13. Chapter 13 : Various types of attacks over Blockchain
    1. Attacks over Blockchain
  14. Chapter 14 : Blockchain taking over the world
    1. How Blockchain is taking over the world?
  15. Chapter 15 : Blockchain Use Cases in Finance
    1. Loans and Mortgages
    2. Cross Border Payments
    3. Stock Trading
    4. Identity Management
  16. Chapter 16 : Blockchain Use Cases in Healthcare
    1. Health Records
    2. Drug Traceability
    3. Clinical Trials
    4. Healthcare Billing
  17. Chapter 17 : Bonus: Blockchain Use Cases in Media and Entertainment
    1. Digital Piracy
    2. Content Crowdfunding
    3. Digital Advertisements
    4. Royalty Payments
  18. Chapter 18 : Bonus: Blockchain Use Cases in Real Estate
    1. Property Rental
    2. Title Records
    3. Property Regulations
    4. Real Estate Liquidity
  19. Chapter 19 : Future Scope
    1. Current Research
    2. Potential Future Applications
  20. Chapter 20 : Conclusion and Summary
    1. Conclusion and Summary

Product information

  • Title: The Complete Blockchain Professional Course
  • Author(s): Mayank Vijh
  • Release date: August 2019
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781839212451