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Ethereum Developer Class - Create your own Dapp

  • Boulder Digital Arts 1600 Range Street, Suite 100 Boulder, CO 80301 United States (map)

Are you interested in becoming one of the few people qualified to build the tech of the future?

Start Programming Smart Contracts on the Ethereum Blockchain and create a front-end decentralized application in this 1-day deep dive!

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The topic of Blockchains and Digital Currency has exploded over the past 18 months. As proof the total market cap for cyrptocurrency surpassed $100 billion in July 2017. With global enterprises from Walmart to JP Morgan, IBM, Microsoft and more all getting involved the need for experienced programmers for these veteran and newly minted companies alike is growing at an unfillable rate.

Experienced Blockchain Developers Demand Big Salaries

What types of developer positions are out there? Check out this Coindesk article.


Want to get into Ethereum coding but don't know where to start? Learn what a smart contract is, the programming language Solidity, and then write and deploy your first smart contract.


Course Overview

1-day programming class. 7 hours plus 1-hr lunch

In this course you will learn how to code using the programming language Solidity and create your own decentralized application.Solidity is the most popular programming language on the most popular distributed computing platform for developers: Ethereum. Ethereum is unique in that it allows for full programs to reside and run on its blockchain. These programs are often called Smart Contracts and are often a part of Dapps, or distributed applications.



  • Introduction to Ethereum and Smart Contracts

  • Install and setup Metamask

  • Overview of the Truffle IDE and Ganache local node

  • Web3 Javascript connector
  • The Solidity programming language: modifiers, fallback functions, events

  • Writing a Pet Adoption decentralized app

  • Deploying and interacting with your dapp



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Solomon Lederer Ph.D., has over 15 years of technical experience in computer system design and programming. He has been teaching about blockchain and Ethereum for 3 years and recently co-authored Blockchain: A Practical Guide to Developing Business, Law, and Technology Solutions. Prior to working on blockchain technology, he worked at The Wall Street Journal, Morgan Stanley and BAE Systems, where he held a DoD TS (top secret) clearance to develop a novel mobile ad-hoc network for the US Air Force.


Kishore Bhatia is an Engineering Director & Venture CTO at BCG Digital Ventures NYC. He is primarily focused on Blockchain technology enabled startups among other digital-native Ventures at BCGDV. Prior to BCGDV, Kishore was the Head of Engineering at BlockApps (A venture funded startup from ConsenSys). At BlockApps, Kishore was responsible for creating and driving the Engineering roadmap for STRATO, an Ethereum based platform for developing and deploying decentralized Applications. He also led their Blockchain-as-a-service offering on Azure and AWS & an alpha launch of the STRATO development network.



Previous programming experience is required. Some familiarity of Javascript is ideal, but other programming experience is sufficient too.



Laptop, Chrome browser (with ability to install plugins).


Past Graduates Said

"Fully staffed with incredibly helpful and friendly subject matter experts."

- Brook Armstrong, CEO, Blockskye


"Awesome!! Very engaging and interactive class. The trainers were very helpful. Learnt a lot. Great material. "

- Arpita Bhatia


"Something universities can never offer."

- Alan Wang, Software Developer, Swifto


Seating is Limited. Sign-Up Today

Clients have included Fortune 500 executives, members from the academic community, government officials, technologists, and hobbyists. If you or your company have any questions or are interested in receiving private or personalized consultation, please click here.

We are proud to be in partnership with Boulder Digital Arts and DISCON for this course.

 DISCON is a conference and being built as a platform for new ideas and innovation in the digital currency and distributed web space. There will be two full days of talks, panels, music & more. Sign-up here!

Earlier Event: November 5
The Business of Blockchains