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Build with Kadena

Follow tutorials from 'Hello, World!' to your first application

Build applications for the Kadena ecosystem

Building applications to run on a blockchain doesn't have to be hard, time-consuming, or expensive. Get started with the basics through hands-on tutorials. Learn how to set up a development network, create and fund a development wallet, deploy a smart contract, and more.


If you're curious about what it's like to interact with a public blockchain, try these introductory applications in Explore the blockchain that enable you to explore the blockchain as a user and see blockchain activity as it happens. In the onboarding experience, you'll:

  • Add your name to the Kadena blockchain.
  • View transactions in the block explorer.
  • Create an account wallet.
  • Fund the account wallet.
  • Play and score points.

When you're ready to start building, take the first step with the Deploy your first contract - Quick start to set up a development environment and deploy your first smart contract on Kadena. In the Quick start, you'll learn how to:

  • Set up the development environment on a local computer.
  • Deploy a simple "Hello, World!" smart contract on the development network.
  • Read data from a smart contract without incurring transaction fees.
  • Modify and update a deployed smart contract.


If you're a developer ready to take your game to the next level, explore Kadena tools, sample code, and how-to guides in the following topics:

  • Smart contracts
  • Non-fungible token marketplace
  • Frontend libraries and command-line interface

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