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Discover how TON Blockchain and its wider ecosystem work, as well as how to develop decentralized apps and create smart contracts.

Benefits of TON Blockchain

Benefits of TON Blockchain

Scalability
TON was originally designed to bring Web3 to billions of users worldwide.
Scalability
TON was originally designed to bring Web3 to billions of users worldwide.
Performance
TON is a high-performance blockchain that completes millions of transactions per sec.
Performance
TON is a high-performance blockchain that completes millions of transactions per sec.
Near-Zero Fees
TON is scalable and shardable. Its flexible architecture allows it to expand at a low cost.
Near-Zero Fees
TON is scalable and shardable. Its flexible architecture allows it to expand at a low cost.
Eco-Friendly
TON uses an environmentally friendly Proof-of-Stake protocol to secure the network.
Eco-Friendly
TON uses an environmentally friendly Proof-of-Stake protocol to secure the network.

Getting started

Getting started

Develop dApps
Build dApps, web applications, services or bots using TON.
Create Smart Contracts
Write, compile and deploy smart contracts on TON Blockchain.
Learn TON & Services
Explore the basics of TON Blockchain.

Tutorials

Tutorials

TON Hello World
A step-by-step guide for writing your first FunC smart contract.
Beginner
FunC
JS
Learn FunC in Y minutes
A quick tour of FunC: syntax, structures and functions.
Beginner
FunC
Testing and Debugging
Learn the essential test and debugging approaches on TON.
Beginner
FunC
JS
TON Wallets
How TON wallets work and how to access them from JavaScript.
Beginner
JS
FunC Journey
In-depth lessons demonstrating TON concepts using FunC.
Beginner
FunC
TON in a Telegram bot
Build a storefront with a Telegram bot and accept payments in TON.
Intermediate
Python

Tools

Tools

Explorers
Discover popular TON explorers from a developer's perspective.
SDKs
Ready-to-use SDKs for JS, C++, Go, Java and other languages.
IDE Plugins
Get support for FunC and Fift in your favorite IDE.
API
HTTP access to blockchain to get accounts, send messages, etc.
Jetton Minter
Easily deploy your own token to the mainnet.
NFT Minters
Deploy NFTs in a few seconds with a minter.

TON Blog

TON Blog

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Tal Kol
Six unique aspects of TON Blockchain that will surprise Solidity developers
Chen Po Wei
The TON Blockchain is based on PoS consensus
Tal Kol
How to shard your TON smart contract and why — studying the anatomy of TON's Jettons

Contribute & build together

Contribute & build together

Job opportunities
Apply for positions from various teams building on TON.
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Job opportunities
Apply for positions from various teams building on TON.
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Fund your project
Get grants, raise capital from an IDO or through VC.
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Fund your project
Get grants, raise capital from an IDO or through VC.
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TON Events
Join TON events, meet the community and enter contests.
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TON Events
Join TON events, meet the community and enter contests.
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TON Footsteps
Contribute to TON and help the ecosystem grow.
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TON Footsteps
Contribute to TON and help the ecosystem grow.
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Join the community

Join the community

TON Dev Chat
@tondev_eng
TON Society
@tonsociety
Stack Overflow
stackoverflow.com
stackoverflow
TON Overflow
answers.ton.org