R3 Corda Blockchain Architecture Training Course Details:

This course reviews Blockchain and the architectural and technical topics that should be considered before launching a Blockchain development project on the R3 Corda platform. There are many decisions and issues that face the technical project team and this class will enable participants to make those decisions.

    No classes are currenty scheduled for this course.

    Call (919) 283-1653 to get a class scheduled online or in your area!

Getting Started with R3 Corda

  • Introduction
  • Java, Kotlin, and IntelliJ Backgrounder 
    • Java Learning Resources
    • Kotlin Learning Resources
    • IntelliJ Learning Resources
  • Financial Backgrounder
    • Cryptography Basics 
    • Cryptographic PRNG Algorithms
    • Cryptographic Hash Algorithms
    • Symmetric Cryptographic Algorithms
    • Asymmetric Cryptographic Algorithms
    • Digital Signature Algorithms
    • PKI, SSL/TLS and X.509
    • Authentication and Authorization
    • Firewalls and DMZs
    • Byzantine Fault Tolerance
    • PoW Consensus (Proof of Work)
    • PoS Consensus (Proof of Stake)
    • Other Consensus Mechanisms
    • Secure Enclaves
    • Merkle Trees
  • Distributed and Decentralized Ledgers 
    • Ledger Terminology
    • Centralized Database Issues
    • Blockchain, Consensus, Immutability, and Trust
    • The UTXO Model
    • Account Reconciliation
    • R3 Corda vs Bitcoin
    • R3 Corda vs Ethereum
    • R3 Corda vs Hyperledger
  • Corda Peer-to-Peer Networks 
    • Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Network Architectures
    • Network Protocols: TLS and AMQP/1.0
    • Corda Nodes and Network Topology
    • R3 Corda Network
    • Doorman Authentication Service
    • DemoBench
  • Lab: DemoBench App
    • Launch DemoBench
    • Create Notaries
    • Create Nodes
    • Launch Node Explorer
    • View Corda Network
    • Create, invoke, and view Transactions
    • Query data in Vaults
    • Add and use custom CorDapps

Intro R3 Corda Architecture

  • CorDapp Scenarios
  • Corda Whitepapers
  • Corda Components 
  • States
  • Vaults
  • Contracts
  • Attachments
  • Commands
  • Transactions
  • Notaries
  • Flow Framework
  • Lab: Hello World Tutorial
    • Use the R3 CorDapp Template
    • Explore States
    • Explore Contracts
    • Explore Commands
    • Explore Transactions
    • Explore Flows

Intro to Corda Programming

  • Explore CorDapp project structure
  • Write Contracts
  • Write Transactions
  • Write Flows
  • Use the client RPC API
  • Lab: R3 Example CorDapp Tutorial
    • Download the R3 Example CorDapp
    • Explore the example IOU Contract
    • Explore the example IOU Sate
    • Explore the example Flow
    • Interact with the example CorDapp

Advanced R3 Corda Architecture

  • Sub-Flows
  • Time Windows
  • Oracles
  • Transaction Tear-Offs
  • Lab: R3 CorDapp Samples on GitHub
    • Explore the "Yo!" example
    • Explore the "CordaChat" example
    • Explore the "Heartbeat" example

Advanced Corda Programming

  • Code Style Guide
  • Unit Testing
  • Lab: R3 Corda Training Code Example
    • Use the R3 CorDapp Training Code Example for Unit Testing
    • Implement States and State Unit Tests
    • Implement Flows and Flow Unit Tests

R3 Corda Infrastructure

  • Client RPC and REST APIs
  • Object Serialization and AMQP over TLS
  • Artemis Message Queuing Middleware
  • Quasar and Asynchronous Programming
  • Corda Deployment
  • Lab: Community Corda Samples
    • Explore the "Delivery vs Payment Asset Transfers" example
    • Explore the "Property Listing" example
    • Explore the "Insurance Claim" example

*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.
  • Fundamental R3 Corda concepts
  • How R3 Corda works
  • Types of R3 Corda applications
  • R3 Corda use cases
  • How R3 Corda compares to traditional financial software development
  • How R3 Corda compares to Bitcoin
  • How R3 Corda compares to Ethereum
  • How R3 Corda compares to Hyperledger
  • R3 Corda app structure
  • R3 Corda components (states, transactions, contracts, notaries, oracles, and flows)
  • Designing R3 Corda solutions
  • Developing R3 Corda solutions
  • Unit testing R3 Corda solutions
  • R3 Corda Client RPC and REST APIs
  • R3 Corda infrastructure (identity, TLS, AMQP, Artemis, Quasar)


Students should have basic Java Programming skills.

Architect and Technical Leaders who make technical decisions about their architecture, environments, and development platforms.

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