This primer contains a series of Tutorials explaining IPFS, Merkle Trees and the Decentralized Web. It's written and maintained as a gitbook so people can read it in many formats.
When this is finished, this primer will be a complete replacement for the examples at https://ipfs.io/docs/examples/
The github repository for this book is at https://github.com/flyingzumwalt/decentralized-web-primer
During these tutorials, if you have any questions feel free to ask them in ipfs/support or in the #ipfs channel on chat.freenode.net. We have a large, active community who use these venues as our main places to seek support and to provide it.
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For a full list of Tutorials, look at the Table of Contents
Each tutorial is a set of lessons that all use a format inspired by the Railsbridge Curriculum. Each lesson declares a set of Goals, or learning objectives, then lists the Steps, or activities, and finally provides an Explanation that reviews what you've done and connects those activities to the lesson's stated Goals. The format for each lesson looks like this:
For a concise explanation of Learning Objectives (which we're calling Goals in this book), read UC Denver's Assessment & Instructional Alignment Tutorial. Try to make your learning objectives Specific, observable and measurable and heed their tip to use the list of verbs in the taxonomy table worksheet to help you choose observable behaviors for your course learning objectives.
To build the HTML, PDF, epub and mobi versions of the book with one command, run
This primer was created by @flyingzumwalt
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