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Tools to help you build on Cardano


46 builder tools

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  • Instant and scalable API to the Cardano blockchain.

  • A library of utilities and codecs for serialization/deserialization of core data-stuctures. Replacement for 'cardano-serialization-lib'.

  • CardanoSharp Wallet is a .NET library for Creating/Managing Wallets and Building/Signing Transactions.

  • Plutus dApp which enables users to fractionalize their NFTs. The contract locks an NFT and mints a number of tokens representing fractions of it. To get the NFT back, the fraction tokens are burned.

  • A Golang serialisation library for Cardano network.

  • A collection of tools (CNTools, gLiveView, topologyUpdater and more) to simplify typical operations to help community simplify wallet keys, pool management and interact with blockchain.

  • A lightweight & configurable chain-index for Cardano.

  • A Golang library for Cardano network, it is used and maintained by Bitrue.

  • In the browser-based Marlowe Playground you can write Marlowe contracts, in a variety of different ways.

  • Ogmios is a lightweight bridge interface (WebSocket + JSON/RPC) for cardano-node.

  • Oura is a rust-native implementation of a pipeline that connects to the tip of a Cardano node through a combination of Ouroboros mini-protocol, filters the events that match a particular pattern and then submits a succint, self-contained payload to pluggable observers called 'sinks'.

  • The Plutus Playground is a lightweight, web-based environment for exploratory Plutus development.

  • Read-optimized cache of Cardano on-chain entities.

All Tools

  • An Ansible playbook that helps operators provision and maintain a secure Cardano stake pool.

  • A Python library that benefits the token & NFT communities. Scripts allow easy wallet management, automatic creation of unlocked and time-locked policy IDs, as well as the ability to quickly: build, sign, and submit transactions, and much more. Note: This library relies on wrapping cardano-cli.

  • Download the latest Cardano blockchain snapshot.

  • A client library for Cardano in Java. For some features like transaction signing and address generation, it currently uses cardano-serialization-lib rust library though JNI.

  • A set of lightweight tools to operate and maintain a Cardano Stake Pool. Currently includes a leaderlog script based on BlockFrost (no need for working cardano-cli/cardano-node setup and less CPU/mem utilization) and a monitoring script to log relevant metrics directly into a text file in human-readable form (less complex and more resource-efficient than Grafana).

  • Oracle submitting information using Cardano Metadata.

  • Library for serialization & deserialization of data structures used in Cardano's Haskell implementation.

  • This is a Typescript/Javascript version of the cardano-addresses API. It includes a web demo.

  • JavaScript SDK for interacting with Cardano, providing various key management options, soon to be including support for popular hardware wallets.

  • A quickstart and boilerplate code to connect dApps with Web wallets using the latest cardano-serialization-lib. It includes examples with how to lock ADA and Tokens (NFTs) at a plutus script address and then how to redeem them from the plutus script address ... All from the front end. The project is bootstrapped with a Create React App, so is quick to get started for those familiar with this front end framework.

  • A Javascript/Typescript library to easily interact with the dApp connector of various wallets.

  • A javascript/typescript SDK for Cardano Wallet with a extra functionalities. You can use it as a client for the official cardano-wallet and also to create Native Tokens and NFTs.

  • A library that wraps the cardano-cli in JavaScript.

  • A lightweight cross-platform CLI tool for generating/serialising Cardano wallet primitives (i.e. recovery-phrases, keys, addresses and transactions), querying the chain and submitting transactions to the testnet or mainnet networks.

  • Kubernetes-based project to easily deploy Cardano APIs and a free, hosted community service to access all of them instantly.

  • A Golang implementation of the Cardano Ouroboros network protocol.

  • An automation platform for Cardano to trigger various action based on detecting payment to a wallet address.

  • A proof of concept secure, imperative language for writing Smart Contracts on Cardano L1.

  • An IntelliJ plugin for Cardano blockchain.

  • Elastic light/full-mode API query-layer for Cardano Blockchain.

  • Lucid is a library, which allows you to create Cardano transactions and off-chain code for your Plutus contracts in JavaScript and Node.js.

  • Rust-native building blocks for the Cardano blockchain ecosystem.

  • Pirouette is a semi-automatic code extraction tool for model-checking. It extracts a TLA+ specification from a Plutus Mealy Machine.

  • Plutarch is a typed eDSL in Haskell for writing efficient Plutus Core validators.

  • An untyped Plutus Core assembler.

  • A developer-driven guide to the Plutus smart contract language in practice.

  • A collection of Plutus-related helper libraries.

  • Helps developers to estimate the cost of smart contract scripts for maximum efficiency and minimum cost.

  • The Pooldata public API provide several operational metrics for SPOs in the form of time-series and tabular data. It can be plugged directly to a Grafana environment as datasource.

  • A Cardano library written in Python. It allows users to build and sign transactions without depending on other Cardano serialization tools (such as cardano-cli and cardano-serialization-lib), making it a lightweight library that is easy and fast to set up in all kinds of environments.

  • The module provides tools for developers to accept and send transactions, manage staking and much more. It uses cardano-wallet as backend but is future-compatible with other solutions.

  • Pure javascript Cardano wallet library.

  • A suite of high availability APIs and developer tools providing fast and reliable access to the Cardano network so you can focus on building and growing your products.