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How to Build a Simple Smart Contract on Ethereum Blockchain

Welcome to the world of Blockchain Development! Today we’ll walk you through the process of building your very first Smart Contract using the Ethereum Blockchain.

What is a Smart Contract? Simply put, a Smart Contract is a self-executing contract with the terms of the agreement directly written into code. They allow secure, transparent, and tamper-proof transactions without the need for third parties.

Step 1: Setup Development Environment

First things first, let’s get your development environment ready for action. We’re going to use an open-source tool called Remix IDE that runs directly in your browser, so no downloads necessary.

  • Open your browser and visit
  • Select the ‘Solidity’ environment for development

Step 2: Write Your First Smart Contract

Now it’s time to write some code! We’ll start with a simple Hello World contract.

In the left panel, click on the ‘+’ icon to create a new file, name it HelloWorld.sol. Now, you can start coding. Enjoy the power of Solidity, Ethereum’s programming language specifically designed for smart contracts.

Pro-Tip: Always start your Solidity file with the version pragma. This tells the compiler exactly which version of Solidity to use.

Step 3: Compile And Deploy

Now that your smart contract is written, it’s time to compile and deploy it. Click on the second icon from the left sidebar to reach the Solidity Compiler.

  • First compile your .sol file. If everything is okay, there will be no errors.
  • Next, switch over to Deploy & Run Transactions.
  • Click on the Deploy button. Your smart contract is now live on the Ethereum test network.

There it is, a short step-by-step guide to creating your first Smart Contract on the Ethereum Blockchain. Keep in mind, this is just the tip of the blockchain iceberg. There’s a whole universe of possibilities with blockchain development, and we’ve barely scratched the surface. With curiosity and perseverance, you are sure to become an exceptional Blockchain Developer. Happy coding!

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