Facebook Libra

Facebook Libra Live Training on O’Reilly

2 Hours of live training and testnet demo!

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Facebook Libra

Facebook’s announcement of the Libra blockchain project has created significant interest from both a media perspective and also from Facebook’s current user base. There is also significant confusion about what Libra is and about Libra’s components, such as the wallet Collabra.

The key value underlying Facebook’s Libra project is that the transfer of money from person to person is similar to the ease of transfer of information. This session will cover both the potential business aspects of Libra and the currently defined technical aspects of Libra.

Discussion will also focus on cryptocurrency basics as compared to the Libra. The Libra wallet and current transaction options will be covered as well. Other concerns, such as privacy and security are also discussed.

A demo of the Libra testnet as well as other resources that enable rapid learning of this new and exciting cryptocurrency are also included.

What you’ll learn-and how you can apply it

  • What Facebook’s Libra coin is and how it benefits their consortium
  • What is the Libra Association and why its membership is critical to understand
  • Structure or the Libra Cryptocurrency and Reserve assets
  • Comparing Libra to Ethereum/Bitcoin and Ripple
  • Libra Wallet Options and transactions
  • Privacy and Security Concerns
  • Comparing Libra to Ethereum/Bitcoin and Ripple
  • World Cryptocurrency as Facebook and Paypal? Where is this going?
  • What is the new programming language Move about?
  • How the Libra Testnet works and how to get started.

This training course is for you because…

  • You need an introduction to Facebook’s Libra coin and its framework, services, capabilities and use cases
  • You are an aspiring blockchain engineer or developer who wants to learn more about Libra and its programming resources
  • You need to understand use cases for Facebook’s Libra Coin for your career
  • Cryptocurrency experience with Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum since comparisons will be referenced.
  • Engineers/developers with knowledge in programming, networking and architecture

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  • Basic programming, networking and architecture experience would be helpful for the technical demos
  • Basic understanding of cryptocurrencies for comparison purposes

Recommended Preparation:

Recommended Follow-up:

Become a Certified Facebook Libra Professional (CFLP)


Course Schedule (2 Hours)

The timeframes are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing

Segment 1 Introduction to the Libra Coin (60 minutes)

  • What is the Libra Consortium
  • How Libra compares to other cryptocurrencies
  • Libra Reserves and assets
  • Wallet Options
  • Security and Privacy

Segment 2 Libra Development (60 minutes)

  • Understanding the Development options with Move the new Libra development language
  • How to get started on Libra Testnet with Demo and Tips and Resources to get started