Mobile for Blockchain Developers Pathway

Getting Started

Welcome to the Mobile for Blockchain Development Pathway, a comprehensive journey designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to create mobile decentralized applications (dApps) using Celo with mobile frameworks and tooling. This pathway covers a wide range of topics, from the fundamentals of blockchain and Celo to advanced smart contract development, secure contract deployment, and leveraging Celo’s ContractKit with JavaScript, React, and more. Through hands-on activities and practical examples, you will have the opportunity to apply your learning in real-world scenarios.

Pathway Overview

Before starting your journey, take a moment to understand the transformative potential of mobile dApps, delve into the pathway objectives, and recognize the audience and value of this curriculum. Note that while some familiarity with blockchain, Celo, and mobile development can be advantageous, your enthusiasm and passion for learning are the most crucial prerequisites.

What is Mobile Blockchain Development

Mobile blockchain development represents the fusion of blockchain technologies with modern programming to develop innovative, decentralized mobile applications (dApps). This approach opens up new possibilities for creating transparent, secure, and user-friendly applications that function independently of centralized authorities.

What Will You Learn?

Our curriculum is segmented into five sections, each crafted to sequentially enhance your knowledge and understanding.

  • Fundamental Knowledge: This section presents the essentials of blockchain, smart contracts, and their application within the context of Celo. We also explore the role of blockchaini in developing efficient mobile dApps.
  • Understanding Wallets and Payments: This segment delves into the interaction with wallets like MetaMask and Valora and implementing payment systems in your dApps on the Celo Blockchain using mobile dApps.
  • Mastering ContractKit and Hardhat: This section is dedicated to using ContractKit and Hardhat to interact with the Celo blockchain, and create, test, and deploy smart contracts.
  • Creating Various dApps on Celo: Here, you will gain the skills needed to construct various types of dApps on the Celo platform using mobile development, including remittance apps, crowdfunding platforms, file-sharing systems, and social networks.
  • Ensuring Smart Contract Security: This final segment focuses on implementing smart contract security measures to detect and prevent vulnerabilities. We’ll also understand how to conduct comprehensive testing for your smart contracts.
Who is this for?

This pathway is designed for developers, blockchain enthusiasts, or anyone curious about developing mobile dApps for mobile use cases. All that is required is a commitment to learn!

What's the value?

Mastering Mobile for Blockchain Development propels you towards the future of mobile application development. By the end of this pathway, you will have a robust understanding of developing mobile dApps, their potential for innovation, and practical knowledge of their implementation on the Celo platform.


Before beginning the Mobile for Blockchain Development Pathway, you should have a basic understanding of the following topics:

  1. Blockchain and Smart Contracts: Understand what blockchain technology is and how smart contracts work within this framework.
  2. Mobile Languages, Frameworks, and Tooling: Familiarize yourself with recent developments in blockchain technology with critical technologies used in modern web and mobile development.
  3. Celo Basics: While not strictly necessary, some familiarity with the Celo platform can provide a useful foundation.
  4. Programming Experience: This pathway is developer-focused, so prior programming experience is highly beneficial. However, we strive to make the content accessible for all learners.

While these prerequisites are beneficial, they’re not absolutely necessary. We aim to break down complex topics into easy-to-understand content. So, all you need is a strong curiosity and an eagerness to learn.

Pathway Opportunities

Discover thrilling career opportunities and boost your professional growth through prestigious certifications. Improve your skills, elevate your career, and stay ahead in the rapidly changing tech industry. This pathway offers a golden opportunity to unlock a world of new possibilities!


The rapid development and interest in mobile dApps have led to an abundance of career opportunities. Professionals with an understanding of mobile blockchain development can utilize their skills and knowledge to excel in this domain.

Find Careers in Mobile Blockchain Development


Our program is tailored to facilitate your journey towards various Celo Development certifications. It provides the essential knowledge and resources needed to successfully achieve certifications and fortify your understanding of dApp development on the Celo platform.

Mobile Blockchain Development Certifications

Pathway Support

To enhance your learning experience, our pathway support includes a multitude of career opportunities in the burgeoning field of mobile dApps, real-time chat support to guide you through complex Celo development concepts, and comprehensive resources to help you achieve various Celo Development certifications. So brace yourself, and let’s delve into the world of mobile blockchain development.

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Getting Started with Celo

Learn the foundations of blockchain technology and the Celo platform.

Celo Basics
Begin your journey into the world of blockchain development with introductions and fundamental concepts.

Wallets & Payments

Exploring Celo Wallets
Delving into the operation and significance of crypto wallets in the blockchain developed for mobile.

Getting Started with MetaMask
A deep dive into MetaMask, a popular crypto wallet, and its integration for mobile.

Getting Started with Valora
Exploration of Valora, a crypto wallet, with emphasis on its use in mobile-based blockchain solutions.

Working with Payments
Detailed study on facilitating payments within mobile-enabled blockchain applications.

Smart Contract Development

Hone your skills in secure and efficient contract deployment on Celo.

Building Smart Contracts
Learn to write, test, and deploy smart contracts on Celo.

Smart Contract Security
Learn about security measures to protect your smart contracts from vulnerabilities.

Deploy Smart Contracts
Discover how to efficiently deploy your smart contracts onto the Celo network.

Testing Smart Contracts
Understand how to effectively test your smart contracts, ensuring they run flawlessly in the live environment.

Programming Languages

This section covers the programming languages relevant to Celo development. Solidity, the language used for writing smart contracts on Celo, is explored in detail. Additionally, JavaScript and TypeScript, commonly used in React development, are covered to enhance your skills as a React developer on the Celo platform.

Mastering Solidity
Introduces Solidity, the programming language used to write smart contracts on Celo. Gain proficiency in Solidity to develop robust and efficient React-based smart contracts on Celo.

Working with JavaScript
Covers JavaScript, a versatile language commonly used alongside React for frontend development on Celo. Master JavaScript to enhance your skills as a React developer on the platform.

React Native Mastery
This link delves into using React Native for mobile application development, offering practical examples and best practices.

Developer Tools

Developer tools are essential for efficient development workflows. This section focuses on tools such as Hardhat, a popular development environment for building, testing, and deploying smart contracts on Celo. It also introduces ContractKit, which provides a set of libraries and utilities to interact with Celo contracts, making your development process smoother and more streamlined.

Build dApps Using Remix
Unlock the power of Remix to build and deploy decentralized applications (dApps) on Celo with ease.

Navigating Hardhat
This is a comprehensive guide to using Hardhat for smart contract development, testing, and debugging, enabling you to work in a hassle-free development environment.

Build dApps Using Truffle
Explore Truffle, a popular development framework for Ethereum that can be used with Celo.

Using ContractKit
This is an overview of Celo’s main development library, ContractKit. This guide helps you understand how to effectively use ContractKit to interact with the Celo network, manage local keys, build transactions, and more. It’s a critical tool for your work on the Celo platform.

DApp Development

This section is crucial as you will be creating decentralized applications. It helps you to create functional, user-friendly DApps.

Building DApps
This link helps you understand how to build decentralized applications on the Celo blockchain, allowing users to interact with smart contracts.

Mobile DApp Development

Given your React Native background, this section helps you in developing mobile-based DApps, ensuring wide accessibility and convenience for end-users.


Upon completion of this pathway, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the Celo platform, key programming languages like Solidity, JavaScript, and the tools and frameworks available for developing and securing mobile dApps on Celo. By mastering the fundamentals of blockchain, smart contract development, dApp creation, and exploring advanced topics like payments, wallets, and developer tools, you will be well-prepared to contribute to the world of decentralized applications and shape the future of digital finance.

We encourage you to progress through the pathway at your own pace, utilizing the provided links to access relevant resources and tutorials. Remember that learning is an iterative process, and practice is key. Dive in, start coding, and let your curiosity guide you as you embark on this exciting journey into Mobile Development for Blockchain developers.

Welcome aboard, and happy learning


I want to build the mobile version of my project. I have searched around for any comprehensive React-Native tutorial but can’t find any. I think we should have a spot for that. I only saw Flutter. Perhaps I am not a fan of any Java-based langs :smile: :smile:


I’m excited to start this learning pathway :smiley: hardly anyone in the community I am building for has a computer so mobile development is essential