Getting started with the Corda 5 Developer Preview

The Corda 5 Developer Preview is intended for local deployment, experimental development, and testing only.

To get started:

  1. Read the technology overview .
  2. Follow the step-by-step installation guide .
  3. Set up a local Corda 5 development network .
  4. Run the sample Solar System CorDapp .
  5. Build your first CorDapp , which includes modules on writing states, contracts, and flows, and testing and running your CorDapp.

You should also read developing and operating nodes , and CorDapp references for developers which will help you build and locally deploy your CorDapps using the Corda 5 Developer Preview.

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