zk-SNARKS Essentials







zk-SNARKS Essentials

This course is designed for developers, blockchain enthusiasts, and anyone interested in understanding the technical aspects of Zk-SNARKs, a cutting-edge technology for privacy and consensus in the blockchain. Through a combination of theoretical and practical instruction, this 4-module course will provide a comprehensive overview of the math, implementation, and use cases of Zk-SNARKs. By the end of the course, students will have a solid understanding of the technology and be able to build Zk-SNARK applications.

Total Hours: 1.5

  • OnDemand Video: 1
  • Sefl Study Hours: 0.5
  • Live Workshop Hours: 0
  • Optional:
    • Live Student Orientation
    • Live Instructor-Led AMA (Ask-Me-Anything)

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the concept of zero-knowledge proofs and their role in privacy-enhancing technologies
  • Learn the mathematical foundations of Zk-SNARKs, including polynomial commitment schemes and elliptic curve pairings
  • Gain hands-on experience building a simple Zk-SNARK application
  • Understand the implementation of Zk-SNARKs in various blockchain platforms
  • Learn about the current state of research and development in Zk-SNARKs and their potential future applications
  • Understand the ethical and societal implications of the widespread adoption of Zk-SNARKs and other privacy-enhancing technologies

Graduates Earn:

  • NFT Certificate of Course Completion¬†
  • Prepare to take the Web3 Certification Board (W3CB) Exam
    • This course covers:
      • 5% of the Blockchain Smart Contract Developer I¬†Certification Badge