Testnet and Test Tokens
Connect to the Public Testnet
We recommend you start interacting via the Public Testnet network. The Public Testnet will allow you to safely get acquainted with the IOTA SDK without the risk of losing any funds if you make a mistake along the way.
You can use this public load-balanced Public Testnet API:
Explore the Network
You can use the Public Testnet Explorer to view transactions and data stored in the Tangle.
Get Test Tokens
You can get Testnet token using the Public Testnet Faucet. You only need to input a valid Testnet address and the faucet will send you test tokens, so you can safely develop your application without risking any capital.