|Course Title||Software Architecture for Blockchain Applications|
Xiwei (Sherry) Xu
|Classes||Lectures : Online Wednesday 10am-12pm, Thursday 10am-12pm|
|Consultations||... fill in the times/locations of consultations...|
|Units of Credit||6|
A new course in a popular area, which complements the other new course in this space (COMP6451 Cryptocurrency and Distributed Ledger Technologies). It will be taught initially by the blockchain group from Data61, who have established a strong reputation for their work in this area.
This course addresses the knowledge that is needed in order to build applications based on blockchain technology, by offering an architectural view of software systems that make beneficial use of it. It provides guidance on assessing the suitability of blockchain, on the roles blockchain can play in an architecture, on designing blockchain applications, and on assessing different architecture designs and tradeoffs. It also serves as a reference on blockchain design patterns and design analysis, and refers to practical examples of blockchain-based applications.
The course covers the following:
Real-world use cases will be covered, offering additional insights from a practical perspective.
Before commencing this course, students should
After successfully completing this course, students will:
Blockchain technology is playing an increasingly important role in modern transactional applications. This course addresses the knowledge that is needed in order to build applications based on blockchain technology, by offering an architectural view of software systems that make beneficial use of it. It provides guidance on assessing the suitability of blockchain, on the roles blockchain can play in an architecture, on designing blockchain applications, and on assessing different architecture designs and tradeoffs. It also serves as a reference on blockchain design patterns and design analysis, and refers to practical examples of blockchain-based applications.
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|Quiz 1||Lecture 1 -3||Week 2||10%|
|Quiz 2||Lecture 4 - 7||Week 7||10%|
|Project 1||Smart contract programming||Week 3||15%|
|Project 2||System design and analysis||Week 10||30%|
|Week||1st Lecture||2nd Lecture||Projects||Quizzes|
Smart Contract Basics
|Project 1 release||
Software Architecture Basics
Blockchain in Software Architecture
|Blockchain Taxonomy 1/2||
Blockchain Taxonomy 2/2
Blockchain Application Design Process
Blockchain Suitability Evaluation
Project 2 Release
Laava ID project (Guest Lecture)
Project 1 due
Project 2 release
Blockchain Application Patterns
Advanced Blockchain Patterns
Project 2 Presentation 1
Smart Contract Testing
Model-driven Engineering (MDE)
Self-sovereign Identity (Guest lecture)
Project 2 Presentation 2
Data61 Real-world Projects (Guest lecture)
|Project 2 due||
The recommended books associated with this course are
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