Learning Resources

Welcome to the Resources page. This is a list of links and pages that you might need to help you throughout your learning journey. If you’re new to Chainlink, start with the Getting Started guide to better understand the products and services Chainlink offers. This page contains more resources, inspiration, and outreach information to further your learning.

Smart contract learning materials

Videos, tutorials, examples, and bootcamps are a great way to get experience building smart contracts and using Chainlink products. The following learning materials are useful for expanding your knowledge.

Video tutorials

We’re constantly uploading new videos to our YouTube channel. Here are some direct links to playlists that may be helpful if you’re starting your Chainlink learning journey or if you’re looking for interesting ways to apply Chainlink to your project:

Applications

Below is a list of applications of Chainlink’s products and services sorted by difficulty and type to help you navigate and search for projects that you might find interesting. See the Chainlink Blog to stay up to date with new ways to use Chainlink.

Data feeds

Name Type Difficulty
How to Calculate Price Volatility for DeFi Variance Swaps DeFi Advanced
Build a dApp on Gnosis Chain (xDai) with Secure Data Feeds DeFi Medium
Craft Whiskey Crypto Payments With Chainlink Oracles Payments Advanced
Convert a Vending Machine to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments Using Chainlink Data Feeds Payments Advanced
Build a dApp on BNB Chain With Secure Data Feeds DeFi Medium
How to Use Chainlink With Hardhat DeFi Medium
Develop a DeFi Project Using Python DeFi Medium
Build a DeFi Call Option Exchange With Chainlink Data Feeds DeFi Advanced
Build a DeFi Yield Farming dApp Using Chainlink Data Feeds DeFi Advanced
Build and Deploy an Avalanche Smart Contract DeFi Beginner

Randomness (VRF)

Name Type Difficulty
How to Get a Random Number on Polygon DeFi Medium
Build Your Own Dynamic NFT With Hardhat NFT Advanced
Build, Deploy, and Sell Your Own Dynamic NFT NFT Advanced
How to Build a Blockchain Lottery Gambling Advanced

API requests

Name Type Difficulty
Build a Real Estate dApp With Chainlink Oracles Real-Estate Medium
Off-Chain Computation: Statistical Analysis With Chainlink Statistical Analysis Advanced
Blockchain Fintech Tutorial: Lending and Borrowing With Python Lending Medium
Build a Blockchain-Based Fantasy Sports Game Using a Chainlink External Adapter Sports Medium
Fetch IPFS Data in Smart Contracts Using a Chainlink External Adapter Audius Medium
How to Connect a Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) API to a Smart Contract With Chainlink Security Medium
Build a Marine Insurance Smart Contract With Chainlink Insurance Medium
How to Build a Parametric Insurance Smart Contract Insurance Advanced
Connect a Smart Contract to the Twitter API Social Media Advanced
Build an RFID Blockchain Integration With Chainlink External Adapters Identification Advanced
How to Connect a Tesla Vehicle API to a Smart Contract Via a Chainlink External Adapter Transportation Advanced
OAuth and API Authentication in Smart Contracts Security Advanced

Automation (Keepers)

Name Type Difficulty
Smart Contract Automation Master Class Module #1 Automation Beginner
Smart Contract Automation Master Class Module #2 Automation Beginner
Entropyfi Saves Engineering Hours with Chainlink Keepers Gaming Medium
Enabling Limit Orders on CivTrade With Chainlink Keepers Trading Medium
Pickle Finance UniV3 Jars Powered by Chainlink Keepers Finance Medium
JamonSwap Introduces New Limit Order Functionality Using Chainlink Keepers DeFi Medium
How Cratos used Chainlink Keepers to automate the token vesting process DeFi Medium
Enabling automated NFT lotteries with Chainlink Keepers and VRF NFT Medium
How ApeSwap Integrated Chainlink Keepers for BANANA Maximizer Vaults DeFi Medium

Game resources

Coding bootcamps

Starter kits

Our Starter Kits help jumpstart your full-stack development process. You can get starter kits for Brownie (Python), Truffle (Javascript), and Hardhat (Javascript). See the Engineering Tutorials playlist to learn more about each kit and how to use them.

External tutorials

More inspiration

Looking for more ways to use Chainlink? Here are some resources that discuss Chainlink’s use cases as well as the winning projects we’ve had in our previous hackathons. There is also a link to the Marketplace where you can find the latest data provider nodes and explore the network.

Outreach

The Chainlink community is an inviting group of engineers that is always looking to help users expand their knowledge on Chainlink and solve related issues. Refer back to the Getting Help page for the latest information about how to get support.

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