How to Build Blockchain & Decentralized Apps [5 free tutorials for developers]

The price of Bitcoin may be volatile but the demand for certified blockchain programmers just rises. Learn the skills & build the dApps that blockchain companies want in 2019.

Matty Bv3
6 min readDec 4, 2018

Why learn blockchain programming?

Despite all the hype around the ‘gig economy’ and never-ending clamor about millennials job-hopping… many IT professionals are still looking for a career. As technology advances so does the knowledge needed to find, and keep, a sustainable job in the tech sector. Specialists need not only to stay relevant, keeping up on what’s new, but be proactively learning innovative skills before they’re commonplace. Distributed ledger technology (DLT) is still in its infancy, and demand for skilled developers continues to rise, so there’s never been a better time to learn.

“…the average salary of a blockchain engineer in Silicon Valley is $158,000, programmers who have experience… is in short supply and high demand.” ~ Forbes

How much does it cost to learn?

A quick Google search (or, preferably, DuckDuckGo) will reveal plenty of costly courses and expensive…