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Ethereum Sepolia (EVM-Compatible)

DeFi Development with Ethereum

Welcome to the exciting world of DeFi development! This seven-lesson course will expose you to all the fundamentals of understanding the basics of DeFi and building your first decentralized exchange (DEX). By the end of this course, you will have gained fundamental knowledge of DeFi primitives, built your first DEX, and can tie it all together with a frontend.

Skill levelIntermediate
Time to completeApprox 20 hours
PrerequisitesBasic understanding of web3 concepts, Programming experience with Solidity, Experience with modern web development (e.g., React or similar)

About the course

In this course, you will build a decentralized exchange (DEX) platform on Ethereum Sepolia. You will start with learning the basics of Decentralized Finance (DeFi), which allows for trading, lending, and borrowing directly without intermediaries. You'll then explore the popular Automated Market Maker (AMM) model, understanding the key mathematics and mechanics that enable token swapping and liquidity management. The course concludes with you creating a user-friendly frontend interface, giving you the skills to launch and innovate further in the DeFi space.



Introduction to DeFi

Dive into DeFi basics and explore the most used DeFi dApps today.


The Factory Smart Contract

Learn the design, architecture, and coding of the Factory smart contract.


The Exchange Smart Contract

Understand the AMM model and create the Exchange smart contract.


Testing the DEX contract and Deployment

Test your DEX smart contracts and deploy them on Ethereum Sepolia.


Creating a Frontend for the DEX

Create and integrate a frontend interface with your DEX.


DeFi Governance and Risk Management

Discuss governance, DAOs, and risk management in DeFi and your DEX.


Frontend Deployment

Deploy your DEX frontend to production and set up monitoring.

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