Kevin Hodges

Biography

Hodges is a Back-End Software Engineer at ReliaQuest with more than 10 years in the game. Former startup co-founder and lead software developer working at a major defense contractor, he has built distributed applications for both the private and defense sectors. He has contributed to numerous FOSS projects, is a long time 2600 member and in his spare time is currently hacking together a blockchain project shrouded in secrecy.

Crash Course to Building Decentralized Blockchain Applications

ICOs and DApps are all the hype this year and they are about to have a massive impact on the state of the tech and cybersecurity industries, but do we really understand how they work?

Let’s take a closer look at the inner workings of Blockchain and Ethereum from ‘What is a blockchain?’ all the way to ‘How do Merkle Patricia Hash Trees work?’. We’ll then take a closer look at the stack used to build some of the most popular DApps on the market today.

Once we get the fundamentals out of the way, we’ll then fire up Emacs and launch our own decentralized app and ICO B-Sides Coin!

All sessions by Kevin Hodges

Crash Course to Building Decentralized Blockchain Applications

17 Feb 2018
16:00 - 17:00
2nd Floor Conf Room