Send your first transaction

Your message will be wrapped in an asset and sent with the transaction.

Beep, boop, waiting for your input...
  "asset": {
    "data": {
      "msg": "Blockchain all the things!"
  "id": "04c00267af82c161b4bf2ad4a47d1ddbfeb47eef1a14b8d51",

Nicely done! You have just created an asset and sent it in a signed transaction.

Check out your transaction on IPDB

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1 Network

Roll out your own BigchainDB network, or let IPDB take care of this for you.


IPDB: The Public BigchainDB Network

No installation needed. Sign up and connect instantly, the IPDB caretakers will handle running a BigchainDB network for you.


BigchainDB Server

If you want to run your own BigchainDB instance, you can either get set up on Linux or with Docker on any system.

Install BigchainDB Server

2 Drivers & Tools

Clone or download one of the drivers below to connect to IPDB or your BigchainDB node.

3 Documentation

Dive into our documentation with tutorials, examples, terminology, references and more.

4 Community

There are many ways you can contribute to the BigchainDB project, some very easy and others more involved. We welcome all potential contributors, so we ask that everyone participating abide by some simple guidelines.

Join the conversation or chat directly with us.

Chat on Gitter

Looking to contribute? Found a bug? Open an issue.

Head to GitHub

Read up on our community guidelines.

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