Bitcoin Theory covers the design of Bitcoin as a system as prescribed by Satoshi Nakamoto.
Bitcoin Development provides students with an understanding of the concepts and tools needed to start building applications using the Bitcoin blockchain.
Short courses that cover everything from the basics to subject deep dives.
This course serves as an introduction to the Bitcoin protocol and its method of operation.
Bitcoin Theory covers the design of Bitcoin as described in the white paper, and looks at how the economic incentives drive the development of the network and build the hyper dense connectivity at its centre. The introductory course is a detailed overview of the Bitcoin white paper with second level courses diving deeper into the theory and layers of the design.
Bitcoin Development is focused on providing up to date information for application builders who want to use Bitcoin as a basis for their projects. The course is built around the available tools and techniques being used to build applications and other projects for Bitcoin with minimal theoretical basis.
Bitcoin Infrastructure focuses on the machinery and mechanics of the network and ledger with a view to explaining the way in which the network is built and scales.
This course serves as an introduction to the Bitcoin protocol, its method of operation and is intended for beginners to Bitcoin.
In this course students will learn how hash functions are used in Bitcoin. The course will provide a basic overview of what hash functions are and ways they are used to secure Bitcoin.
This course will cover how in Bitcoin, Merkle trees serve to encode blockchain data more efficiently and securely.
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