[Course] Blockchain Development
This course is tailored for application developers, blockchain developers, and even those with little or no programming experience with Bitcoin looking to start developing on Bitcoin.View Course
[eBook] What is Blockchain?
We explain blockchain in terms of the data systems you are familiar with, its basic architecture, why it's called a blockchain and where Bitcoin fits in.Download free eBook
[Course] Bitcoin Primitives: Hash Functions
In this course students will learn how hash functions are used in Bitcoin. The course wll provide a basic overview of what hash functions are and ways they are used to secure Bitcoin.View Course
[eBook] The BSV Blockchain as Infrastructure for the Data Economy
Learn how the BSV Blockchain helps your business and family to harness the data economy in a profitable and sustainable way.Download free eBook
[eBook] The BSV Blockchain for Enterprise Blockchain
This eBook explains how the BSV Blockchain has returned to the original Bitcoin protocol to deliver a global, enterprise-level blockchain while others have failed.Download free eBook
Blockchain Development Resources
Which blockchain development course is best for me?
The BSV Academy offers you certified Blockchain development courses at introductory, intermediate and advanced levels. The courses will help you gain the formative skills and grasp the crucial concepts needed to successfully build applications with the Bitcoin blockchain.
As a bonus, we offer our introductory course free of charge! Keen to know more? Take a look at the grid below to get an idea of which level of our Blockchain Development course is most suited to you.
These are the most in-demand blockchain technology jobs right now
Are you so fascinated with blockchain technology you’d like to make it your day job? Perhaps you’re already pottering around with blockchain applications in your spare time?
If so, we’ve got great news for you. Unlike in the rest of the software development industry, there is a global shortage of capable blockchain developers.
In this blog, James Scott, Engineering Operations Manager at blockchain technology leader nChain, offers his perspective on the scope and availability of blockchain careers - present and future.
The IoT businesses developing BSV blockchain applications
We spoke to Elas Digital founder, Brendan Lee, Managing Director at Predict Ecology, Daniel Keane, and Founder at WeatherSV and MetaStreme, Paul Chiari. Though they head up blockchain development small teams, they all understand that the BSV blockchain’s potential for the Internet of Things (IoT) sector is tremendous, and it is only a matter of time before corporate giants catch on.Read More
A blockchain manager offers you his top tips for your blockchain job interview
Congratulations! You’ve taken the next step towards becoming a blockchain professional by applying for a position and receiving an invitation to a job interview. Or perhaps you’re still doing research, trying to gain an understanding of the skills and experience a blockchain employer might look for.
Wherever you are in your journey towards a career in blockchain, James Scott, Engineering Operations Manager at blockchain technology leader nChain, has some valuable insights to share about transitioning into a blockchain career.
Payment solution businesses developing blockchain applications on BSV
We catch up with two businesses using the BSV blockchain to build payment solutions, asking about blockchain development opportunities in their organisations and the broader industry.Read More
Introduction to Bitcoin Development course feedback from Jake Jones
Jake has a degree in computer science and has worked as a software developer for a little while. His current role is more business focussed, but he's still actively developing and maintaining software. I'd say I have an intermediate level of development experience in a variety of languages and systems these days.
Jake reckons the Bitcoin SV academy's introductory courses are accessible to people starting out in development - those with a junior to intermediate skill level. 'They provide a great introduction to Bitcoin and blockchain development.'
Recommended resources for Bitcoin SV blockchain developers
Are you keen to try your hand at developing on the BSV blockchain? To get you set up with the best toolsets and libraries, we asked the Bitcoin SV Hackathon’s organiser, Raylene Wilson, to share a list of recommended resources, including libraries, blockchain development software, documentation and specifications.Read More
What sets BSV apart from other Bitcoin implementations and blockchains?
The BSV blockchain, like Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) traces its origin back to the Bitcoin white paper. And yet, while BSV shares a foundational document with these other Bitcoin node implementations, its vision of Bitcoin and technical foundations set it apart.
When it comes to other private and public blockchain projects, the BSV blockchain's approach also stands out.
The majority of blockchains and Bitcoin node implementations zone in on particular use cases for a specific market.
In this blog we explore what sets the BSV blockchain apart.
AR/VR companies developing on the BSV blockchain
Are you a new or aspiring blockchain professional trying to find your ideal position? Meet Diane Kane, Chief Business Development Officer at AR/VR tech solution providers Transmira and Omniscape who says: 'We are currently onboarding engineers and developers and will be hiring more people in the future. There's so much that needs to be done in a very short time span to do it, so we will most definitely be expanding the team.'Read More
ERP and supply chain businesses developing on the BSV blockchain
Do you have a background in enterprise software and a keen interest in blockchain's business applications? Whether you want to pivot to blockchain programming or to build your experience in backend and frontend development, big data, data science and machine learning, server infrastructure, or software testing to use in a blockchain-oriented company, this blog is for you.
We speak to the CEO and Founder of blockchain-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain company UNISOT, Stephan Nilsson about their blockchain development team and where you can see available positions.
Blockchain NFTs - properties, value proposition and applications
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are unique digital assets that are stored on a blockchain. Learn about the properties, value proposition, and applications of NFTs.Read More
Micropayments vs nanopayments: same-same, but different
Though a lot of Bitcoin enthusiasts are examining applications of blockchain micropayments and nanopayments, these two concepts are often bunched together as if the latter is simply a smaller unit of the same principle.
Is it that simple, or are we missing the point?
To explore the two terms and the nuances in between, the BSV Academy teamed up with Steve Shadders, the author of the term ‘micro-services’.
[Infographic] The state of blockchain tech jobs in 2021
Enterprise blockchain implementations have flourished despite the many economic challenges that affected the world economy over the past couple of years. Along with enterprise adoption, blockchain-specific careers are blooming with openings for various positions in the industry.
If you’d like to pivot your development career into blockchain, there’s never been a better time. For an idea of what to expect, take a look at this summary of the positions that became available in 2021 within the blockchain ecosystem and the companies that offered them.
Healthcare businesses developing on the BSV blockchain
Are you a software developer that’s curious about blockchain’s role in enterprise applications? Perhaps you haven’t undertaken to learn Bitcoin Script yet, but you’d like to get closer to the action.
This blog series is for you!
We speak to Joseph Eckstein, Vice President of Product Delivery at EHR data, about blockchain development opportunities at the company.
BSV Academy graduate reviews and recommendations - BSV blockchain development course
If you’re interested in developing on the BSV blockchain, but you don’t have any professional developer qualification or prior experience in Bitcoin, this introduction to blockchain development course could be just what you’re looking for.
To help you decide if the course is right for you and give you an idea of what to expect from the programme’s content and structure, we’ve collated feedback and reviews from graduates of the BSV Academy’s Introduction to Bitcoin Development.
Bitcoin Development Introductory Course - FAQ
In March 2021, Bitcoin Association launched Bitcoin SV Academy with an introductory course on Blockchain Development. This free course focuses on the formative skills and crucial concepts to successfully build applications with the Bitcoin blockchain.
To give you further insight in the course, this blog offers you a compilation of insightful questions from our Discord channel - with answers provided by the very individuals who create the course material.
Understanding Bitcoin’s potential through metaphors
The beauty of the Bitcoin ledger and protocol is that it is one system, but it can be used as many different things depending on how you see it and use it.Read More
Bitcoin wallets: an intro for developers
Bitcoin wallet let you create and send transactions, and also send messages the same keys which are locking the coins, and many other actions.Read More
Using a Bitcoin Block Explorer 101
A block explorer is a specially run full node which is not mining, but part of the Bitcoin network providing ‘Read’ services to users. In future, we expect these Block Explorers to offer specialised services for a fee.Read More
What is blockchain development?
Learn about blockchain development and its different categories, including blockchain software development, crypto development and blockchain engineering. Discover the skills and knowledge required for each category and learn what blockchain is most suited for blockchain development.Read More
What does a blockchain developer do?
As more companies around the world adopt blockchain technology, it has become increasingly important to encourage and educate people about entering the industry. Importantly, the potential of blockchain technology is not limited to just crypto-assets but can be applied to a wide range of industries including finance, healthcare, supply chain management, and more.Read More
How to become a blockchain developer
Learn the essential skills and tips on how to become a successful blockchain developer. Get started with the required knowledge and skills at the Bitcoin SV Academy to acquire blockchain developer skills and learn blockchain programming.Read More
How to become a successful blockchain developer
Blockchain technology is revolutionising the way we think about digital transactions and has quickly become one of the most important segments in the tech space. Alongside the advent of Web3 and IPv6. The technology has the potential to transform entire industries, including finance, healthcare, and real estate.Read More
What is Blockchain infrastructure?
Blockchain infrastructure can mean both the infrastructure that keeps Bitcoin running and blockchain as infrastructure for other applications. Since both topics are interconnected, this article discusses both aspects in a coherent context.Read More