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Foundry Fundamentals

Intermediate
Foundry Fundamentals

Learn advanced web3 development concepts like Chainlink Blockchain oracles, smart contracts testing, spinning up local networks, and industry-leading tools like Foundry Forge and Anvil.


Course Details

10hrs
87 lessons
3 projects
10+ languages

Last updated on May 29, 2024

Course Overview


What you'll learn

Foundryup, Forge, and Anvil
Blockchain Oracles
How to create local Blockchain testnets
How to verify a smart contract
How to write and run smart contract tests

Course Prerequisites

  • Blockchain Basics
  • Solidity Fundamentals

Course Description

With over 100,000 students taught, 60 lectures, and more than 10 hours of videos and written content, if you’re a smart contract developer, already know some Solidity, and want to learn web3 development skills, the Foundry Fundamentals course is the right resource for you.

This comprehensive course gives you the skills you’ll need to start developing your smart contracts and protocols using industry-standard web3 development tools and frameworks like Chainlink, Alchemy, and Foundry, you will learn things such as:

  • Foundryup, forge, and anvil - the industry-standard framework to build, deploy and test your smart contract.
  • How to install and use foundryup and create local testnets using Anvil
  • Chainlink Blockchain Oracles
  • Setting up your RPC using Alchemy
  • Introduction to smart contracts testing using Foundry
  • Writing and running smart contract tests
  • Verify smart contract using

If you have some experience with Solidity programming, this course is the right step to take you from beginner to intermediate web3 developer. Here's why:

  • The course is taught by some of the world's best solidity smart contract developers and web3 educators.
  • It's continuously updated to keep you updated with major companies' latest tools, technologies, and protocols.
  • The curriculum was meticulously developed over two years, incorporating extensive student testing, feedback, and reviews.
  • A community of thousands of web3 developers to support your during your learning journey
  • We have successfully taught over 100,000 students to write secure Solidity smart contracts. Many have significantly transformed their lives by becoming professional web3 developers or starting their own companies.
  • We are committed to teaching the best industry tools, free from bias.
  • The course is regularly updated with fresh content, including new projects and modules.

We'll take you step-by-step through engaging video tutorials and teach you everything you need to know to succeed as a web3 developer.

Project-based, the Foundry fundamentals Solidity smart contract and web3 development course includes quizzes, tests, exercises, and assignments, as well as 3 projects to start creating your Solidity smart contracts portfolio!

Learn how to use Foundry and Oracles, verify contracts, test them using Foundry Forge, and spin up local networks using Anvil through real-world examples and projects. Regardless of your operating system, whether it's Linux, MacOS, or Windows, we've got you covered.

By the end of this course, you will be able to develop, deploy, and test your smart contracts using state-of-the-art tools and frameworks used by top Blockchain protocols worldwide!

You will get lifetime access to over 60 lectures, corresponding resources, and repositories.

So what are you waiting for? Learn web3 development and kickstart your career as a smart contract developer!


Who is this course for?

  • Software engineers
  • Web3 developers
  • Blockchain security researchers

Potential Careers

Security researcher Smart Contract Engineer Web3 developer Web3 Developer Relations Smart Contract Auditor

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Meet your instructors

Patrick Collins

Patrick Collins

Founder at Cyfrin

Web3 engineer, educator, and Cyfrin co-founder. Patrick's smart contract development and security courses have helped hundreds of thousands of engineers kickstarting their careers into web3.

Guest lecturers:

Richard Gottleber

Richard Gottleber

Developer relations at Chainlink

Vasiliy Gualoto

Vasiliy Gualoto

Developer relations at Cyfrin


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Students Reviews

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Tony Olendo

Lead Devrel Engineer, Polygon

Cyfrin's course was a cornerstone of my journey into Web3, providing me with the fundamentals and hands-on experience that have been pivotal to my journey in the blockchain space.

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Raza

Lead Developer Relations, Scroll

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MetaMask

I took Cyfrin course and I’ve been working as a solutions developer at OpenZeppelin for the last few months. It was by far the most comprehensive resource and the one that really teached me the fundamentals and made me want to switch from web2 to web3

Gustavo Gonzalez

Gustavo Gonzalez

Solutions Engineer, OpenZeppelin

The Cyfrin courses were a game-changer for me. They provided a well-structured and comprehensive introduction to web3 and blockchain development. The knowledge I gained allowed me to transition into a full-time role as a blockchain developer. I can't recommend these courses enough!

Albert Hu

Albert Hu

DeForm Founding Engineer

I took Cyfrin’s courses, and I took them seriously. At least one hour every day, documented the progress, didn’t skip any second. Haven’t found a better web3 course since. Now I’m full-time in web3, working as Senior Developer Advocate at Ceramic Network.

Radek

Radek

Senior Developer Advocate, Ceramic

Cyfrin have been an absolute game-changers in my journey into blockchain. Saying their courses were remarkable, would be an understatement. Thanks to their expert guidance, I gained a deep understanding of blockchain to its roots. I'm forever grateful for their role in helping me get started in web3.

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Boidushya

WalletConnect

Cyfrin blockchain and Foundry/AI courses were incredible. I've gained valuable knowledge, grown, empowering myself and others. Thank you, Cyfrin!

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Idris

Developer Relations Engineer, Axelar