Come to IBM Developer SF’s Lunch and Learn and get a crash course on the Visual Studio Code development tool (https://code.visualstudio.com)! We will cover: – how to use this tool to create a Blockchain application.- Smart Contract and its key role in developing Blockchain applications. – how to develop your Hello World application with Visual Studio Code and the IBM Blockchain Platform plugin (https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=IBMBlockchain.ibm-blockchain-platform).- how to deploy it locally on your laptop and deploy your Hello World app in IBM cloud. Don’t forget to bring your laptop for some hands on learning. See you there! SPEAKER Lennart Frantzell is a Developer Advocate with IBM based in San Francisco. He is focusing on Blockchain and Hyperledger, on Power AI and on Fintech. With a background in development and Cloud Computing and an interest in the local startup scene he spends his time at Meetups and his weekends at Hackathons.