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Develop, test and deploy with ease

On the IBM Blockchain Platform, you’ll develop in a quick, easy-to-use local environment created to help you build your blockchain skills. Our extensive, lightweight toolkit includes everything you need to code, test locally and then deploy with the security of the IBM Cloud.

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“Developing a Blockchain Business Network with Hyperledger Composer using the IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan” takes you, step-by-step, through starting, testing and moving applications to production.

Start with $500 in credits

Begin your IBM Blockchain development journey today. Run demos, customize use cases and start driving value for your enterprise.

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Try our developer tools

Try our online playground

Test drive Hyperledger Composer and see how to turn business logic into code. Now any programmer can become a blockchain developer.

Read our Quick Start Guide

In IBM Blockchain 101, you'll review key concepts about developing a blockchain for business network with our Starter Plan or other methods. 

Access development tools and tutorials

Develop and test in a complete local dev environment, including Hyperledger Composer, Hyperledger Fabric, CLI tools, IDE extension, a REST server and app generator.

More details on getting started now

Learn how the IBM Blockchain Platform simplifies your journey of developing, governing and operating a value-producing network in this in-depth overview, as well as choosing the right membership plan for your needs.

How to grow with the IBM Blockchain Platform

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Step 1

Learn & develop applications

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Developer Tools

Create your blockchain application with tutorials, developer tools and integrated Hyperledger Composer.

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Step 2

Grow your idea

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Starter Plan

Grow your idea with our Starter Plan. Easily deploy a blockchain application to a starter network to run a proof of concept.

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Step 3

Deploy and scale

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Enterprise Plan

Deploy to our Enterprise plan on IBM Cloud when you’re ready for production.

Explore IBM Blockchain Platform demos and videos

Vehicle lifecycle demo

Learn how Hyperledger Composer can help you build an immutable record to track and regulate a vehicle throughout its lifecycle.

Marbles demo

Written in Go, this demo shows how the IBM Blockchain Platform tracks marbles being traded between multiple users.

Starter Plan video series

Six videos to guide you through network components, managing members and deploying sample applications.

Learn more about IBM Blockchain

IBM Blockchain Platform documentation

Certification and badges

IBM Blockchain developer newsletter