Getting Started with Solana

Familiarize yourself with the foundation before delving into the platform.


Ironforge makes it easier than ever to build applications on the Solana blockchain. Still, before we introduce you to the Ironforge platform and its suite of tools, novice developers should familiarize themselves with Solana’s core concepts and terminology. Understanding these concepts provides developers context and insight into everything Ironforge offers. If you're new to Solana, the following resources are a great place to begin familiarizing yourself with the basics:

  • Solana Development Course - A comprehensive beginner's course on Solana. It covers everything from the very basics to advanced topics.
  • Solana Cookbook - Dive deeper with this extensive guide, complete with hands-on tutorials and contributions from the community.
  • Solana Program Examples - Examples of on-chain programs deployed on Solana

For those interested in taking a deeper dive into Solana documentation, links to reference docs and developer support channels can be found here