Blockchain has emerged from the once shadowy world of cryptocurrency to become the most in-demand skill in 2020, according to LinkedIn. The promise of blockchain is huge. And large companies are continuing to hire and expand their blockchain teams, incl. Facebook, Amazon, Microsft, EY, Deloitte, IBM, and Oracle, to name a few. So, it should be well worth the effort to become familiar with how blockchain works, what its perceived benefits are, and as a developer starting building on top of them.
Over the past few years, I've been helping and on-boarding new team members and developers into the blockchain space. This helped me to collect blogs, links, materials, and resources and see which worked well for everyone's learning journey. It's time to share that with a broader audience. This guide provides a starting point for developers who're keen to learn more about blockchain and development on top of Ethereum. It will be opinionated and not contain a full list of everything available. But rather, a concise list of highly recommended options, from my own experiences.
The guide covers:
- Blockchain foundations
- Ethereum 101
- Ethereum Development, Smart contracts & DApps
- Advanced Topics, privacy, performance & permissioning
- Next steps
You can find it at wslyvh.com.