Get started with blockchain development


This learning path introduces you to blockchain and development on the Ethereum platform. Discover what skills are necessary to learn to begin building your own blockchain networks at scale.

In this learning path, you will:

  • Learn the foundations of blockchain and how blockchain technology works.
  • Gain an understanding of the tools to develop on the Ethereum blockchain.
  • Create smart contracts and decentralized applications.
  • Deploy to local and test Ethereum networks.


  • Previous experience with any programming language like C, Python, or JavaScript
  • Basic knowledge of programming concepts
  • Familiarity with the command line to create new directories
  • Visual Studio Code installed

Modules in this learning path

Discover how blockchain protocols enable trust. Learn to assess scenarios for when to use blockchain and decide if it's right for your solution.

Discover how Solidity can make it easy to program smart contracts for the Ethereum blockchain platform.

Learn how to install and use tools that you can use to develop smart contracts.

Learn about the significance of tokens and how they are used in blockchain.

Learn about and use Ethereum networks for development, testing, and production.