Code on the chain! An introduction in writing smart contracts and tooling for Blockchain Development


We've all heard of bitcoin and also blockchain, the technology that underpins it. But how do you develop on blockchain? How do you create your own smart contracts? In this session, you'll get to understand the basics of blockchain development. We’ll provide a brief blockchain overview, describing the concepts and mechanisms of the technology, before we take you through creating your very own crypto token, introducing some basic developer tool chains and walking through your first smart contracts using Ethereum, the popular public blockchain.

Language: English

Level: Beginner

Tom Davies

Sr. Manager - Cisco

Tom Davies has over 18 years experience as a Senior Manager & Enterprise Architect, Developer & Technology Evangelist, working across the Enterprise and Service Provider sectors. He has been part of start-ups, scale-outs and worked for a number of world leading technology companies. At Cisco, he is part of DevNet, leading DevNet Sandbox and it’s mission to provide free, fast, frictionless access to Cisco, third party and open source technologies for anyone!

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Vallard Benincosa

Engineer - Cisco

Vallard is a software engineer from Portland, Oregon and has a beautiful wife and four kids. Other than that there is really nothing major he has accomplished. No parades have been thrown in his honor, no patents accepted, nor any super important position in a major tech company. Somehow, though, he is super happy and thrilled to be alive. He also likes to write code.

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