Start with our advanced VS Code extension for a seamless developer experience

Unlock the most value from your IBM Blockchain Platform experience with our Visual Studio (VS) Code extension for integrating smart contract development and application management.

Smooth development experience

Easily integrate smart contract development and network management. Leverage simplified DevOps to move from development to test to production in a single environment.

Powerful end-to-end developer capabilities

Use our integrated developer environment to write, test, debug, and package smart contracts locally and for IBM Blockchain Platform deployment, as well as writing client applications.

Progress through samples and tutorials

Start from scratch or access tutorials and samples within the extension to learn blockchain fundamentals.

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Try the next generation of the IBM Blockchain Platform

Work with the latest version of Hyperledger Fabric

With its simple SDK for smart contract and application development, the Hyperledger Fabric 1.4 framework sets the standard for innovation and collaboration. Its high-level APIs cut the amount of application code required to invoke a smart contract by 90%.

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Operate and govern networks with total control

Deploy only the blockchain components you need using a redesigned console that lets you manage network components in one place, no matter where they are deployed.

Grow distributed networks with ease wherever you want

Connect to nodes running in any environment (on-premises, public, hybrid clouds). Easily connect a single peer to multiple industry networks.

Discover the latest updates to the leading blockchain for business platform – built for a new era of innovation.

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