Become a Blockchain DeveloperDemand for blockchain developers is skyrocketing. In this program, you’ll work with the Bitcoin and Ethereum protocols, build projects for real-world application, and gain the essential skills for a career in this dynamic space.
ESTIMATED TIME 4 MonthsAt 10 hrs/week
ENROLL BY, August 14, 2019Get access to classroom immediately on enrollment
Object-oriented programmingTo optimize your success in this program, we’ve created a list of prerequisites and recommendations to help you prepare for the curriculum. Prior to enrolling, you should be able to:
- Code with object-oriented programming
- Create and consume data using a remote API
If you believe you need more preparation, here are some additional resources you can use:
- Intro to Computer Science
- Intro to Programming Nanodegree program
- Full Stack Web Developer Nanodegree program
What You Will LearnDOWNLOAD SYLLABUS
Blockchain DeveloperLearn the fundamentals of the blockchain platform. Create your own private blockchain, and secure a digital asset using blockchain identity. Explore the Ethereum platform, and use Solidity and smart contracts to develop your own decentralized app.
5 months to complete
Blockchain FundamentalsLearn the basics of how the blockchain data model works by creating your own private blockchain using Node.js and Leveldb.
Ethereum Smart Contracts, Tokens and DappsAdvance your blockchain skillset to the second generation of blockchain services with smart contracts utilizing the Ethereum network.
Blockchain ArchitectureLearn blockchain architecture and advanced concepts such as privacy, security and decentralized file management.
Dapp with autonomous smart contracts and oraclesAdvance your blockchain skill set by developing a decentralized application (Dapp) that will perform actions based on external triggers, and handle payments.
CapstoneFor your capstone project, you’ll use all the new skills you’ve acquired to build decentralized property listing application.
Learn with the best
Brandy is Curriculum Lead for the Blockchain Developer Nanodegree program. She was previously a Lead Technical Project Manager for Udacity. She is the founder of Network Designs, specializing in architecting software solutions.
Jessica holds a Biomedical Engineering degree from Cornell University. Prior to joining Udacity, she developed and deployed enterprise healthcare technologies. She has recently taught Android Development in our Nanodegree programs.
Joe Nyzio earned his degree in Neuroscience from Temple University. At Udacity, he’s been a Content Developer on the Data Analyst, Tech Entrepreneur, and Business Analyst Nanodegree programs.
Rachna holds a Bachelor’s of Electrical Engineering and a Master’s of Software Management. She brings years of software and hardware engineering experience and has previously worked for companies such as Intel, AMD, Cypress, and Xilinx Semiconductors.
PK Rasam is Founder and Chief Blockchain Officer at LINCD, specializing in blockchain strategy and distributed ledger infrastructure services. PK’s focus is on creating the next breed of Crypto Machine Intelligence-based businesses.
Nik Kalyani is an entrepreneur and blockchain architect. He is the co-founder and CTO of WhenHub, creator of the Interface micro-contracts dApp. A Microsoft MVP, he is also the founder of TryCrypto and Walkstarter.
Elena Nadolinski is currently heads down building a new privacy cryptocurrency. Previously she was a Software Engineer at Airbnb, Tilt and Microsoft. Elena graduated with a degree in Computer Science from Virginia Tech in 2014.
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LEARNLearn the essential skills for a career in blockchain development.
AVERAGE TIMEOn average, successful students take 4 months to complete this Nanodegree program.
- Real-world projects from industry experts
- 1-on-1 technical mentor
- Personal career coach & career services