And besides, what better way is there to spend a Valentine’s Day than by learning Python?
The February 14 workshop was the first in a planned series of three. Some 15 participants gathered in teams in a conference room attached to ICON’s lounge, their notebook computers open and at the ready. Standing before them, in front of a wall-mounted monitor, was an instructor who was taking his charges through some of the broader points of decentralized application design.
This particular workshop was a “basic” one to introduce attendants to the fundamental technological structure of the ICON blockchain and the basics of DApp development. Participants learned how to use the basic tools needed to develop DApps for the ICON Network. They even got to write a simple smart contract using Python and write some test code.
Two more workshops are planned for March. In these workshops, participants will go deeper into the
Grasping the basics
Woo Byeongkil, a developer within the development studio BD, was participating in the workshop with several of his colleagues. His studio wanted to build a
His colleague, Ra Sin, found the experience rewarding. “Since I don’t really know blockchain well, it was a bit tough to follow,” he says. “But though it was difficult, I think I’ve managed to get a firm grasp of the basic concepts.”