Getting Started with Tezos

The topics we've included below are there to guide you through any part of your Tezos journey. Explore the technical and economic concepts behind Tezos, experiment with our tutorials, or start building your own dApp!


What is Tezos?

Tezos is an open-source platform for assets and applications that can evolve by upgrading itself.

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Open a wallet

Holding Tezos tokens (“tez”) enables one to interact with the Tezos blockchain. There are many wallets with which to store and use tez–learn how to open and use a wallet on the Tezos blockchain.

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Join the network

The Tezos network is vast and fast growing, consisting of validators (“bakers”) and users; bakers help validate and secure the network. Learn the fundamentals of “baking” and you can become a part of the thriving Tezos network.

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Smart Contract Templates

Explore Tezos smart contract templates including repositories for FA 1 and FA 2 fungible and non-fungible tokens.

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Smart Contracts: Ligo

Learning a new programming language can be intimidating for both amateur and seasoned developers; this is why the team at Tezos Academy created a fun and interactive tutorial to the Ligo language.

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Smart Contracts: SmartPy

Learn how to code decentralized apps on the Tezos blockchain using SmartPy and how to interact with smart contracts using the Taquito javascript library.

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Smart Contracts: Archetype

Archetype is a domain-specific language (DSL) to develop smart contracts on the Tezos blockchain, with a specific focus on contract security.

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Careers & Ecosystem

Job Opportunities

Tezos is the product of many organizations and individuals across the globe working together on an open-source project. Search career opportunities across the Tezos ecosystem!

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Tezos Ecosystem

Tezos is home to builders, creators, and innovators. Explore the Tezos ecosystem!

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