Start with our advanced VS Code extension

Unlock the most value from IBM Blockchain Platform with our Visual Studio (VS) Code extension: create, test and debug smart contracts, connect to Hyperledger Fabric environments, and quickly build for your IBM Blockchain Platform instance.

The power of blockchain is in your hands

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Smooth blockchain development experience

Easily integrate smart contract development and network management. Development, testing, and production are all in a single environment.

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Powerful end-to-end developer capabilities

Use our integrated environment to write, test, debug, and package smart contracts locally, for deployment, and to write client applications.

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Progress through samples and tutorials

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

Try the next generation of the IBM Blockchain Platform

Getting started with enterprise blockchain

Download O’Reilly guide to design and development

This ebook explains how developers can architect and develop private permissioned blockchain networks for the enterprise to handle business-to-business transactions while maintaining privacy and confidentiality.

Blockchain 101 tutorial: Quick-start guide for developers

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Build a kick-starter blockchain network and start coding with IBM's next-generation Blockchain platform. Spin up a blockchain network based on the latest open source Hyperledger Fabric framework or build it manually, component by component.

Learning Path: Start working with blockchain

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Start building your skills: from blockchain fundamentals, to building apps of increasing complexity, and then explore use cases to see blockchain in action and get an expanded view of all it has to offer.

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

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

What will we solve together?

Join hundreds of businesses producing new value, re-writing the rules of their industry and changing the way the world works together.