PRESS RELEASE: Free class for beginners on Lightweight Contracts!


Lightweight contracts are now live on the Ardor TestNet! But what does this mean for the average Ardor user? There are many articles about Lightweight Contracts but the information is often abstract and hard to understand.

Fortunately, a new class on Udemy has been released that makes lightweight contracts easy to understand!

The class explains lightweight contracts at the most simple and basic level. In fact, the class is made for people with no coding background!

Here are the highlights of the course:

  • Simple introduction: Even if the student has never heard of Ardor, an introduction shows users how to set up the Ardor software
  • Step-by-step instructions: Every single step of deploying a contract is shown in detail. Anyone can do it!
  • Explanation of tools: Easy-to-understand tutorials about 2 pieces of software (Java and IntelliJ) and 2 utilities (Contract Manager and Contract Runner).
  • Examples: Not just boring academic lectures, students are guided through the process of deploying your own contracts.
  • Exercises: The final challenge of the course is deploying a blockchain lottery contract, with the full solution available.

The best part? The course is completely free with code “ARDOR-CONTRACTS”!

Caption: Screenshot from the class showing part of the contract deployment process

After taking this class, users will have a clear understanding of how to deploy lightweight contracts that can be used for any purpose, whether its businesses, non-profits, or hobbyist. Using lightweight contracts will help you turn your ideas into reality! This is your first step in becoming a blockchain developer.

The class is produced by Eric Funk, who also produced the Ardor Bootcamp class. Ardor Bootcamp is the complete overview of Ardor and shows users how to effectively use the software for any purpose. It has been extremely successful, with 2,200 students from over 100 countries. Thousands of new users and developers have been introduced to Ardor thanks to this class. Eric Funk is one of the best educators in the blockchain space and is available to create instructional videos for other Ardor-related projects.