In this course we initiate a hard fork of the bitcoin protocol and begin running a new version of the bitcoin core software while mining a new blockchain ledger. Forking bitcoin involves running a new version of the bitcoin core repository.

Course Objectives

Fork bitcoin.

Course Length

The length of the course is between 5 – 12 hours and can be taken at a moderate pace. The materials contained are intended for an advanced audience.

  • Course materials are accessible on desktop and mobile devices.
  • It can be taken at any time.
  • It can be taken as many times as you wish at your own pace.


  • Intermediate understanding of bitcoin and software engineering.

Recommended skills prior to taking this course

  • Intermediate understanding of software development environments and computer networking.
  • Basic understanding of internet protocols
  • Willingness to challenge existing beliefs and assumptions
Module 1 Introduction & Outline
Unit 1 Introduction to Bitcoin Forking
Unit 2 Technical Parameters

How To Fork Bitcoin


In this instruction, we guide the student in creating their own blockchain network by introducing a software fork.

SKU: how-to-fork-bitcoin Category: Tags: , , ,