Built by developers for developers
NEAR makes it easy to build web3 for the masses
“Hello NEAR!” is a friendly decentralized App that stores a greeting message. It is one of the simplest smart contracts you can create in NEAR, and the perfect gateway to introduce yourself in the world of smart contracts.
If node is installed, simply type:
> npx create-near-app
Then use interactive menu to complete.
Visit quickstart tutorialWhy build on NEAR?
The easiest way to become a Web3 Developer
We have all you need – Powerful CLI, easy-to-use SDKs, and more
Docs that answer almost any question. Loads of tutorials and examples
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Low cost. High speed. Effortlessly scale.
Nightshade sharding enables seamless scaling with minimal fees.
Time to Finality
Endless earning opportunities for developers
Migration from other Blockchains is easy as well
Explore what others have built on NEAR
Get inspired or build on top
Multi-purpose DeFi Platform
Ref Finance is a community-led, multi-purpose DeFi platform built on NEAR Protocol. Ref Finance takes full advantage of NEAR’s low fees, one-to-two second finality, and WebAssembly-based runtime.
Seamless entry into “Move to Earn” economy
The SweatCoin mobile app is easy to start with and rewards you with SWEAT tokens for moving. Storing these tokens on the NEAR blockchain opens up for a move-to-earn economy.
The all-in-one NFT marketplace for collectors and creators.
Capitalizing on NEAR’s fractional minting costs to create a thriving ecosystem of creators and collectors exploring Web3 art in all its forms.
Explore hundreds of dApps
Join a vibrant community of developers
Use social media to connect or meet other NEARians at real-life events
Building a fairer, more transparent world
Companies monetize and monopolize user data, disregard user privacy, and obscure their operations.
As one of a number of emerging decentralized networks connecting the infrastructure of web3, NEAR offers end-users complete control of their data.