Welcome to the start of your journey into blockchain development! In this section, you'll get a basic introduction to creating tokens and setting up your local development environment. We'll guide you through establishing a new project and using the Anchor framework to build an SPL token minter program.
Minting Fungible Tokens on Solana with Solidity

In this module, you'll:

  • Build an SPL token minter program using Solidity within the Anchor framework.
  • Develop a functional on-chain program for the Solana blockchain.
  • Get hands-on experience in creating and minting fungible tokens on Solana.

Dive into the world of Solana and Solidity to create an SPL-token-minter program. This practical guide will lead you through the process of developing an on-chain program for Solana, known for its low transaction fees and rapid confirmation times. You'll gain valuable experience in token creation and minting on the Solana blockchain using Solidity.

This module offers an in-depth exploration of building a token minter program on Solana, utilizing the Solidity programming language and the Anchor framework. Key points include:

  • Understanding SPL Token Minter: Learn the fundamentals of SPL (Solana Program Library) token minting, focusing on how to use Solidity in the Solana ecosystem.

  • Anchor Framework Utilization: Anchor is a framework for Solana's Sealevel runtime, providing tools and libraries to develop efficient, secure, and composable on-chain programs. You'll learn how to integrate Solidity with Anchor to create your SPL token minter.

  • Hands-on Token Creation and Minting: The practical aspect involves setting up your development environment, writing the Solidity code for the token minter, and deploying it to the Solana blockchain. This hands-on approach will solidify your understanding of the token-minting process. The project's code is accessible in the spl_token_minter

In the next section, we'll set up your development environment.