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Developer Tools

Explore developer tools by DFINITY and the community, and use them to improve and ease your development journey.

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Tools by DFINITY

dfx

Create, deploy, and manage your dapps for the Internet Computer platform.

Motoko VS Code

Motoko language support for Visual Studio Code.

Motoko Formatter

A configurable Prettier plugin for Motoko.

Motoko Playground

An online playground environment for Motoko.

Motoko.js

Compile and run Motoko in Node.js and the browser.

Embed Motoko

Embed an interactive Motoko code snippet on your website.

didc

A multi-purpose tool for Candid.

quill

Minimalistic ledger and governance toolkit for cold wallets.

sns-quill

Cold wallet toolkit for interacting with the ledger and governance canister of a service nervous system (SNS).

ic-js

A library collection for interfacing with the Internet Computer.

idl2json

Command line tool for converting IDL/Candid to JSON

Vessel Package Manager

A simple package manager for the Motoko programming language.

Stable Structures

A collection of scalable and upgrade-safe data structures for Rust.

Hardware Wallet CLI

A CLI to interact with the Internet Computer App on Ledger Nano S/X devices.

Community tools

The Internet Computer has many tools built by the community. Check out the repos and get building!

Disclamer: Please use the following tools at your own risk and always do your own research.

ic-repl

A REPL environment to communicate with canisters using Candid.

connect2ic

A frontend auth library & toolkit for the Internet Computer.

IC Inspector

Decode network responses from the Internet Computer blockchain.

Launchtrail

Simple and Secure Release Management for Internet Computer Projects.

Cover

Open internet service that can be used by developers to verify and prove that a canister's code matches the open source code.

Canistergeek

Open-source tool to track your project canisters cycles and memory status.

Sudograph

GraphQL database for the Internet Computer.

CanDB

Flexible, performant, and horizontally scalable non-relational multi-canister database built for the Internet Computer.

CAP

Open internet service providing transaction history & asset provenance for NFTs & Tokens on the Internet Computer.

Intellij Candid Plugin

A Candid language plugin that provides complete support for editing .did files.

create-ic

A simple command line tool to quickly create projects.

create-ic-app

Use your favourite frontend framework with the Internet Computer.

Canlista

Tools to search for and explore canister interfaces and Candid.

motoko-library-template

A starter project for developing Motoko libraries.

Blocks.

An online drag-and-drop smart contract editor for Motoko.

icblast

Communicate with IC directly using NodeJs. Automatic service discovery.

ic-py

A Python agent library for interfacing with the Internet Computer.

ic-web3

An Ethereum RPC client for canisters on the Internet Computer to interact with EVM networks.

Internet Computer Services (ICS)

DevOps platform to build, ship and manage dapps faster on IC.