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Ascent Bootcamp #2

Starts on June 28th

Welcome to the Ascent Bootcamp!

in Partnership with Blockbeam


What is the Reach Ascent Bootcamp?

Reach is a blockchain development platform that helps developers learn web3 development as fast as traditional software paradigms. Reach has helped students learn web3 development in less than two months, and enabled them to build and launch their own interoperable DApps in a matter of weeks.

In this bootcamp, you will learn the basics of Reach and become a Web3 Developer in 10 fast-paced, unforgettable weeks.

Who should join: 

Web2 developers who are looking to make the transition to Web3 or existing Web3 developers who want to rapidly shorten their DApps time to market. Reach mirrors JavaScript syntax and enables you to focus on business logic and compile to any protocol without a code change.

Graduation Requirements: 

Course can be taken synchronously with a live instructor or asynchronously with recordings. Office hours available each week.

Weeks
Events
Location
Details
Week #1
Rock, Paper, Scissors
Lecture: Tuesday, June 28, 11 am CT

Office Hours: Thursday, June 30, 4 pm CT
Virtual
We’ll walk through executing your first Reach program and how to populate the Participant Interact Interface and Interact Objects.
Week #2
Bets & Wagers
Lecture: Tuesday, July 5,
11 am CT

Office Hours: Thursday, July 7, 4 pm CT
Virtual
Tokenize your DApp with native network tokens. You’ll be ready to bet all of Alice and Bob’s tokens in Reach’s devnet.
Week #3
Trust & Commitments
Lecture: Tuesday, July 12, 11 am CT

Office Hours: Thursday, July 14, 4 pm CT
Virtual
Is your DApp secure? Learn about the Reach verification engine and how Reach helps you foil the most common web3 attacks with static and dynamic assertions.
Week #4
Timeouts & Participation
Lecture: Tuesday, July 19, 11 am CT

Office Hours: Thursday, July 21, 4 pm CT
Virtual
Non-Participation left you waiting without reply? In this unit we timeout absent participants and discuss how to incentivize participation.
Week #5
Play & Play Again
Lecture: Tuesday, July 26, 11 am CT

Office Hours: Thursday, July 28, 4 pm CT
Virtual
Learn how to enable mutability in an immutable paradigm. While loops in Reach allow Alice and Bob to play and play again.
Week #6
Interaction & Independence 
Lecture: Tuesday, August 2, 11 am CT

Office Hours: Thursday, August 4, 4 pm CT
Virtual
Give autonomy to your DApps with interactivity. Plus, you’ll learn how to build a GUI frontend with React and deploy to TestNet on more than one network with a single program.
Week #7
Career Prep & Morra
Lecture: Tuesday, August 9, 11 am CT

Office Hours: Thursday, August 11, 4 pm CT

Career Prep & Morra Due Aug 13
Virtual
Bonus content: Get an insider’s edge to applying to your next role as a web3 engineer from someone who has helped thousands of new developers land their first role in tech.
Week #8 
Students working on Independent Projects
Office Hours: Thursday, August 18, 4 pm CT
Virtual
Bonus week: Build your own independent DApp with the support of your cohort and mentors.
Week #9
Students working on Independent Projects
No Meetings
Virtual
Bonus week: Put the final touches on your DApp and prepare a demo video
Week #10
Presentation week
Presentation: Friday September 2, 10 am CT
Virtual
Present your DApp and Ascent experience to the Reach staff. Enter the next phase of your life as a web3 engineer.
Deadline: June 24th, 2022

Cost: $250 “staking fee”

Required to participate in bootcamp, returned upon completion of  final project prompt.

Stakeyourself, get rewards to learn! 

Up to $250 in rewards can be earned by completing an independent project and showcasing a demo video at the end of the summit.

What are you waiting for? 
Join the greatest leap in tech today!
Payout
Starts
$800
Project Completion
$250
Write an article describing your project (including a review/testimonial of Reach as a language, compiler, and deployment tool). Our team can help you draft and tweak your post.
$500
Join a Zoom call with the Reach team to discuss the hack and your thoughts on the platform once your project is complete. The call will be recorded and published on our YouTube channel.
Choose One
$500
Turn your program into a Reach workshop (with a pull request).
$750
Turn your program into a Reach tutorial (with a pull request).
Event Partner

Municipality Budget Checker

Team: Musawenkosi Ndlela, Kamvelihle Mjanyelwa, Okuhle Sompeta, Odwa Penxa

Municipality Budget Checker

Team: Musawenkosi Ndlela, Kamvelihle Mjanyelwa, Okuhle Sompeta, Odwa Penxa

Municipality Budget Checker

Team: Musawenkosi Ndlela, Kamvelihle Mjanyelwa, Okuhle Sompeta, Odwa Penxa

Municipality Budget Checker

Team: Musawenkosi Ndlela, Kamvelihle Mjanyelwa, Okuhle Sompeta, Odwa Penxa

Municipality Budget Checker

Team: Musawenkosi Ndlela, Kamvelihle Mjanyelwa, Okuhle Sompeta, Odwa Penxa

Prizes and Incentives

There are a few key things to note post hack. The first is Saturday, April 30th. On this day, you will be able to vote for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes. Voting will be live for 48 hours, from 3:00 PM SAST, Saturday, April 30th to 3:00 PM SAST, Monday, May 2nd.The community choice award can be voted on Wednesday, May 4th 12:00 AM to Thursday, May 5th 11:59 PM.