Create Your First DApp on Ethereum - A Concise Tutorial

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Create Your First DApp on Ethereum - A Concise Tutorial

Run 'Hello World' and 'Coin' DApps (Smart Contracts) using Ethereum, Hardhat, and node.js.

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Mohammad Nauman

architecture icon BlockChain,Finance & Accounting


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Course Description

Blockchains and technologies supported by blockchains such as distributed apps (dApps/smart contracts), NFTs, and Web3 are taking the world by storm. Everyone is talking about them and developers knowledgeable in these technologies are some of the highest-paid in the world! 

The trouble is that, if not learned properly, there are so many components to a dApp that you can easily get lost in the hundreds of components, libraries, and tools floating around the web. Even the official documentations are not sufficient since they only discuss one tool/library at a time and miss out on the integration of everything to create a working dApp. 

To top off the issue, all existing courses on the topic try to explain everything in detail and in doing so, cause even more confusion. This is not the right way to approach the domain. As the official documentation of solidity (the official smart contract language of Ethereum) puts it, "do you have to know how Amazon's AWS works internally in order to use it?". The answer is, obviously, no! 

Similarly, to learn how to create dApps, you can assume that a blockchain is a distributed data store that provides certain guarantees. Then, start using existing blockchain frameworks to deploy your apps just as you would deploy your sites on the web without having to rebuild a webserver! 

This is the approach we take in this course. We will set up a blockchain environment using stable, easy-to-use frameworks. Then, we will look at two smart contracts (or dApps) and deploy them first locally and later on a globally distributed testnet. This will take you through all the steps needed to deploy your own dApp with minimal effort. In the end, you will be in a position to deploy your (and your clients') dApps on the Ethereum mainnet. 

This is supposed to be the first step in your journey towards dApp. This is not a comprehensive guide to all smart contract tools or even an in-depth discussion about a particular tool. Take this first step and the rest of the stuff will be much, much easier for you. 

Finally, I provide exceptional support for all my courses. All questions are answered within 24 hours. 

Join me now and let's get cracking on that dApp!


What will you learn in this course:

- Find out the components required for deploying a dApp

- Setup a local blockchain for dApps

- Deploy dApps on Ropsten Testnet through an Endpoint

- Learn how to take the dApp to Ethereum Mainnet

- Write two simple smart contracts for dApps

- Get Exceptional Support. All questions answered within 24 hours!


What are the prerequisites for this course?

- No previous understanding of blockchains required

- Some knowledge of basic javascript

- React is used for sample application. So, knowing it is a plus.

Create Your First DApp on Ethereum - A Concise Tutorial


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

Architecture Intro
3 Lectures
  • play icon Blockchain overview 11:27 11:27
  • play icon Environment and tool setup 04:55 04:55
  • play icon Hardhat setup 06:23 06:23
Hello World dApp
3 Lectures
Creating a Coin (Token)
2 Lectures
True distribution: Global testnet
1 Lectures

Instructor Details

Mohammad Nauman

Mohammad Nauman

PhD, programmer, researcher, designer and teacher.

I have a PhD in Computer Sciences and a PostDoc from the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems. I have been programming since early 2000 and have worked with many different languages, tools and platforms. I have an extensive research experience with many state-of-the-art models to my name. My research in Android security has led to some major shifts in the Android permission model.

I love teaching and the most important reason I upload on Tutorialspoint is to make sure people can find my content. If you have any problem with finances and you want to take my courses, please visit my site (link on the left). I am more than willing to give out coupons that will make the course more affordable for you.  

You can see all the different areas I've worked with on my site as well as on my github page.

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