At a glance

The Quick start provides a fast path to deploying a simple default application without stopping to admire the scenery along the way. Individual tutorials walk through specific scenarios, pointing out details about what you’re doing in each step.

If the quick start and tutorials aren’t quite your style, this at-a-glance cheat sheet summarizes the steps to follow for quick reference.

After you install the DFINITY Canister SDK, here’s all you need to know:

  1. Create a new project and change to the project directory.

    dfx new <project_name> && cd <project_name>>
  2. Edit the back-end that defines your service or application.

  3. Edit the HTML, JavaScript, and CSS that provides the front-end for your service or application.

  4. Start the Internet Computer for local development or check your connection to the Internet Computer for network deployment.

  5. Register, build, and deploy locally or on the network.

    dfx deploy --network <network>
  6. View your service or application in a browser.