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For those who wish to tackle smart contract development on Ethereum, there are a vast amount of tools one can use to leverage their smart contracts even further.



  • Truffle - Most popular smart contract development, testing, and deployment framework. The Truffle suite includes Truffle, Ganache, and Drizzle. Deep dive on Truffle here
  • Embark - Framework for DApp development
  • Dapp - Framework for DApp development, successor to DApple
  • Brownie - A python framework for testing, deploying and interacting with Ethereum smart contracts.
  • Etherlime - ethers.js based framework for Dapp deployment

Test blockchain networks

  • Ganache - App for testing Ethereum blockchain with visual UI and logs
  • Kaleido - Use Kaleido for spinning up a consortium blockchain network. Great for PoCs and testing
  • Pantheon Private Network - Run a private network of Pantheon nodes in a Docker container
  • Local Raiden - Run a local Raiden network in docker containers for demo and testing purposes
  • Private networks deployment scripts - Out-of-the-box deployment scripts for private PoA networks
  • Local Ethereum Network - Out-of-the-box deployment scripts for private PoW networks
  • Ethereum on Azure - Deployment and governance of consortium Ethereum PoA networks
  • getho - DApp development platform including PoA private blockchain and Smart Contract testing tool.