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Writing Smart Contracts

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Let’s tackle smart contracts!

What can we expect in this chapter? Now that we have a good overview of Tezos, we will address smart contracts. SmartPy allows you to write smart contracts without the need to learn a smart contract-specific language as it is available through a Python library.

We will take a look at:

  • How to use the Python library of SmartPy,
  • How to work with the SmartPy online editor,
  • How typing and conditions work with SmartPy,
  • How to write and deploy a smart contract to certify students, and
  • How to write and deploy a smart contract for crowdfunding.

In this chapter

We will begin our Tezos’ smart contract journey with an introduction to SmartPy, including a quick Python refresher. After, we will dive into the language and apply what we learned to two smart contract examples: A contract to certify students and a contract for crowdfunding.

SmartPy - First Steps

Let’s take a first glance at SmartPy, its editor, and look into our repeater contract example by also diving deeper at managing multiple inputs.

SmartPy Library - Diving into the Language

We will dive deeper into SmartPy by taking a close look at typing and conditions with our example repeater contract.

SmartPy Exercise - Hands-on Smart Contract Development

To master SmartPy let’s tackle a hands-on example with a smart contract to certify students.

SmartPy Exercise - Let's Code Some More

To continue our smart contract learning journey, how about a second exercise? This time let’s deploy a smart contract to crowdfund.


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