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What is TON?

The Open Network (TON) is a fast, secure, scalable blockchain and network project, focused on handling millions of transactions per second if necessary, and providing both a user- and service provider-friendly platform.

One might think of TON as a huge distributed supercomputer, or rather a huge "superserver", intended to host and provide a variety of services.

Read more in the concepts section: Blockchain of Blockchains.

starter tip

It's easier to discover how TON works in practice with Use-Cases Overview or TON Hello World.

New to blockchains?

If you're completely new to blockchain technology and want to understand the ideas and why it's so important — it's easier to start with these materials:

Ethereum to TON

Especially for Ethereum developers, our community has made a small introductory article that could help you understand more about TON: