Built by the Community

Tezos Commons supports the ideas, individuals and organizations dedicated to building the digital commonwealth. We empower the community to be the architects through bootstrapping local communities, communications, promotion, education, funding open source initiatives and advocacy.

Discover Tezos


Tezos is a blockchain that can evolve by upgrading itself. Stakeholders vote on amendments to the protocol, including amendments to the voting procedure itself, to reach social consensus on proposals. Tezos supports smart contracts and offers a platform to build decentralized applications.

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Developer Portal

Dive into the Tezos protocol with open-licensed developer documentation and automatically in sync with the main network. Learn about the Tezos protocol, the voting process, and the proof-of-stake consensus algorithm. In addition, dev docs feature tutorials on how to build on Tezos with the programming language Michelson, as well as operating a Tezos node.

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The source code of Tezos is placed under the MIT Open Source License and all development takes place on Gitlab. There are over 40 contributors from development teams across the globe and over 3000 commits since alphanet.

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Block Explorer

There are several community-built block explorers in the Tezos ecosystem that enable you to check blocks, operations, transactions, and proposals. Block explorers enable you to analyze the network, glance over key data, and measure the health of the network.

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Build on Tezos


Learn how to build on Tezos with our self-paced online curriculum aimed at building a solid foundation for development on the Tezos blockchain ecosystem. Tezos Capstone is open to anyone interested in becoming a Tezos developer, and does not require any prior blockchain knowledge or development experience.

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In collaboration with Zastrin, learn to build a simple voting application on Tezos. This program is sponsored by Tezos Commons and is open to the community at no cost. This 5 part program is self paced and requires no prior blockchain development experience.

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Tezos Stack

We pride ourselves as a global, vibrant community of builders and enthusiasts. Tezos is one of the few projects with it’s own dedicated Tezos Stack Exchange page, an excellent Q/A platform and a premier development resource. Feel free to engage with the Tezos developer community and find answers to your technical questions.

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