Step by Step Towards Creating a Safe Smart Contract: Lessons and Insights from a Cryptocurrency Lab

@inproceedings{Delmolino2015StepBS,
  title={Step by Step Towards Creating a Safe Smart Contract: Lessons and Insights from a Cryptocurrency Lab},
  author={Kevin Delmolino and Mitchell Arnett and Ahmed E. Kosba and Andrew Miller and Elaine Shi},
  booktitle={IACR Cryptology ePrint Archive},
  year={2015}
}
We document our experiences in teaching smart contract programming to undergraduate students at the University of Maryland, the first pedagogical attempt of its kind. Since smart contracts deal directly with the movement of valuable currency units between contratual parties, security of a contract program is of paramount importance. Our lab exposed numerous common pitfalls in designing safe and secure smart contracts. We document several typical classes of mistakes students made, suggest ways… CONTINUE READING
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