Developer led, by design

Developers all over the world are choosing Tezos, a pioneering Proof of Stake blockchain, to change the face of everything from art and gaming to retail and finance. They’re building a fast and secure ecosystem of decentralized apps and tools that replace old, outdated systems and make a difference in a digitally connected world. Tezos developers don’t build for likes, they build for impact, collaborating to create applications that solve real-world problems. Join a community of leaders building on Tezos: Developer led, by design.

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Developer resources

If you’re thinking about building your own applications on Tezos, check out the resources below to get started.

Explore the Tezos Developer Portal

The Tezos Developer Portal is a place to learn more about building with Tezos. Explore smart contract languages, run a Tezos sandbox, find libraries, and more.

Learn with Open Tezos

Explore the technical and economic concepts behind Tezos, experiment with tutorials, or start building your own Tezos dapp. Review easy-to-follow modules to learn key concepts, take quizzes, and earn an official certificate of completion.

Start building with Taqueria

Taqueria is an extensible, open source plugin based framework for Tezos dapp development. It provides a seamless development workflow to easily build, test, and deploy your Tezos applications.

Stats and Facts

The Tezos network is seeing fast growth through global adoption. Below are some of the stats that illustrate the ongoing level of activity and network participation by users. Powered by TzStats API, TzKT API & Better Call Dev API.

Funded accounts

2,146,218

Total transactions

119,055,520

Deployments

133,229

 

What is Tezos?

Tezos is an open-source platform, backed by a global community of validators, researchers, and builders, developed to address the challenges facing blockchain adoption. By design, Tezos embraces long-term upgradability, open participation, collaboration, and smart contract safety.

The original Proof of Stake blockchain

Tezos, a pioneering Proof of Stake blockchain, was built from the outset to require less energy than its Proof of Work counterparts. Tezos developers are part of a community that prioritizes sustainability and long-term functionality over superficial features.

Community-led governance

Tezos is designed to evolve through community-led on-chain governance. Developers control the future of the blockchain by proposing and voting on changes to any aspect of the protocol, including the consensus mechanism. This enables seamless upgrades and prevents the need for hard forks.

Industrial-strength security

Tezos provides a high level of security, able to host even the most mission-critical financial applications, thanks to its thoughtful and meticulous foundational design. With functional programming at its core, Tezos promotes overall code correctness, type-safety, and formal verification of smart contracts.

Carbon Footprint

A lot has been written about blockchains and their energy usage, but not all blockchains are created equal. Tezos, a pioneering Layer 1 Proof of Stake blockchain, is an energy-efficient alternative to Proof of Work blockchains. The total annual carbon footprint of Tezos is equivalent to the average energy footprint of 17 global citizens.

Discover the ecosystem and hackathons

Builders. Creators. Innovators. They are all committed to making Tezos an inclusive, energy-efficient, and constantly evolving ecosystem.

The ecosystem

Tezos is home to a thriving community of projects and decentralized applications that are changing the face of art, gaming, retail, finance, and more. Discover projects that inspire you, get involved, or start building your own.

Hackathons

Build the next big thing on Tezos. Whether you’re a tech builder or an advocate, take part in a hackathon and help shape the future of the ecosystem.

Featured events

Aug 2022

Hosted by: Gitcoin

Money Legos Hackathon

Money Legos Hackathon

The virtual hackathon will take place from 8th - 23rd of August and aims to bring together developers from across the globe to help build a decentralized future. Explore exciting and challenging bounties, join exclusive workshops, and important community discussions aiming to engage, onboard, and educate participants on building the future of Web3!

Learn more about Money Legos Hackathon