The complete reference for IOTA and Shimmer
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What is IOTA?
An open, feeless and scalable distributed ledger, designed to support data and value transfer.
What is Shimmer?
A scalable and feeless network enabling frictionless decentralized and scalable Web3 economies.
Pick a wallet
Choose a wallet to store your public and private keys and interact with the IOTA network.
With the IOTA application libraries you can easily integrate IOTA into your own applications.
IOTA Smart Contracts
The IOTA Smart Contracts Protocol brings scalable and flexible smart contracts into the IOTA ecosystem. With control over gas fees and privacy settings, supporting both Rust/Wasm and Solidity/EVM smart contracts.
Nodes and extensions
Nodes are the core of an IOTA network. They run the node software, which gives them read and write access to the IOTA network. You can extend their functionality with additional extensions such as INX plugins or the Wasp software for Smart Contracts
Hornet is an easy-to-install node software that offers full node capabilities and network updates, granting you direct access to the IOTA network and contributing to its resilience by validating messages and transactions.Set up a Hornet node
WASP is an INX plugin you can install and use to run your smart contract chain using the IOTA Smart Contracts protocol.Run a smart contract node
Chronicle is a permanode solution that allows you to store and retrieve IOTA messages and data in real time.Try the permanode framework