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Storage CostsCost of storing 1 GB for a year in a canister smart contract
$5 / GB / Year
Cost per InstructionCost per instruction when executing canister smart contact code
CanistersNumber of running canister smart contracts

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Explore coding, from beginner to pro, with our comprehensive guides, tutorials, samples, and API docs for Rust, Motoko, and TypeScript

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Motoko docsMotoko

Get started with a high level programming language designed specifically for the Internet Computer

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Rust docs for the Internet ComputerRust

Use Rust - a high performance and safe programming language to build high efficiency apps on Internet Computer

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TypeScript docs for the Internet ComputerTypescript

Azle allows you to build Internet Computer apps using TypeScript and JavaScript, the languages of the web

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Solidity docs for the Internet ComputerSolidity

Bitfinity allows you to deploy smart contracts on the Internet Computer written in Solidity, a popular language for DeFi applications

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Quickstarts & Frameworks

Start deploying on ICP easily with our Quickstart guides for developers, tailored to your preferred language

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Testnets guideTestnets

In contrast to other blockchain networks, there are no testnets on ICP. Instead, you can deploy a smart contract for free on the playground using the IC SDK

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React docsReact

Start here if you're coming to the Internet Computer Protocol as a React developer

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Juno docsJuno

Juno is a cutting-edge blockchain-as-a-service platform designed to enable developers to create decentralized applications at lightning speed

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Developer weekly update July 17, 2024

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July 17, 2024

Developer weekly update July 17, 2024

In this week's update, there is a new release of Agent-js, the first draft of the Bitfinity whitepaper to review, and an exciting forum conversation about AI to participate in.

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