Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Development

An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Development: What? How? Where?

In this course you will find the fundamentals that will give you a theoretical understanding of the cryptocurrencies technology from a technical and economic perspective while provides an overview of the legal landscape. This a SalsaMobi Education Effort

While Bitcoin is recently a recurring term that is reinventing the concept of money and bringing and alternative and innovative financial system, overall few people has explored the economic implications of cryptocurrencies. In this course you will find the fundamentals that will give you a theoretical understanding of the cryptocurrencies technology from a technical and economic perspective while provides an overview of the legal landscape.

Also while getting into the mission to build a more open, accessible, and fair financial future, one piece of software at a time, Blockchain is revolutionizing the financial services industry by empowering millions across the globe to authenticate and transact immediately and without costly intermediaries.

A blockchain is a continuously growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography.

On this course the student will understand how Blockchain works and how the invention of the blockchain for bitcoin made it the first digital currency to solve the double spending problem without the need of a trusted authority or central server while implementing a Blockchain in JavaScript.

Facilitators

Julio Marin

Julio Marin is an advocate for the research and implementation of new technologies and their use on day to day life. Research areas include multimedia development and delivery, cryptocurrencies, mobile development and marketing