If you’re a Cardano developer looking for the tools to develop a project or the resources for learning about developing on Cardano - such as Cardano developer courses - then you’ve come to the right place! Here you’ll find NFT tools for the Cardano NFT developer, project deployment resources for the Cardano app developer, community translations of the official Cardano wallet library into various other programing languages, APIs, SDKs, oracles, open source smart contract libraries, and community created tools and resources for the Cardano developer of today.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Are developers building on Cardano?
Yes. It is difficult to say how many developers are building on Cardano, however the number is definitely in the hundreds. Cardano has smart contracts, and a large quantity of community developed - and sometimes community funded - Cardano developer tools. There are developers building on Cardano, writing smart contracts, deploying apps, and general working towards building a better future for all of us.
- Who are the developers of Cardano?
The Cardano blockchain is being developed by the blockchain engineering and research company Input Output Global (IOG), formerly and also IOHK. The CEO of this company is Charles Hoskinson, and the IOG team is made up of over 600 employees.
- How do I start Cardano Development?
Cardano is written in Haskell and Cardano smart contracts are written in a purpose built language, based on Haskell, called Plutus. There are many community resources and Cardano developer courses for starting Cardano development and learning the fundamentals of developing on Cardano. Here we have listed all the resources for learning to develop on Cardano, however, before diving into these, the best place to start is by reading the official documentation.
- Can you build apps on Cardano?
Yes! Cardano has smart contracting capabilities that rival and often exceed those on other leading blockchains. These smart contracts can be used to build a wide variety of apps and dApps, and on Built on Cardano you can view all of the apps and dApps that people have already built and deployed to Cardano.