NEAR Protocol is a decentralized platform where developers can host serverless applications and smart contracts which have easy access to open finance networks and benefit from an ecosystem of open web components.
Learn what makes it unique and build your first project to earn $5 in NEAR tokens.
Once you are ready, get started by setting up an account on DataHub to put your skills to the test and follow-along the tutorials to start building on NEAR. Make sure to click on "Start" on the first tutorial before starting to code!
Verify each tutorial as you complete them and make sure to click on "Submit to earn" when you are done with the five tutorials to access the completion form.
NEAR is providing Bonus Activity Rewards for additional activities following the completion of the NEAR Pathway tutorials. Complete any of these challenges and earn more NEAR tokens! Bonus Activity Rewards will be given out at the discretion of the reviewer. Please provide any context you would like us to consider to maximize your Bonus Activity Reward.
Post a lesson learned about the NEAR platform, tools, community, etc.
Post a screenshot of what you just built with NEAR
Share a public link to a repository with your code
Start a debate about the pros / cons of NEAR
Launch a meme war with NEAR prominently featured
Make sure to refer to Figment Learn in your tweet!
Recount your NEAR learning experience
Share your ideas for improving the NEAR developer experience
Describe the business case for a DApp that should be built on NEAR
Write a list of the key features you discovered about NEAR
Compare NEAR with another technology, blockchain or otherwise
Make sure to refer to Figment Learn in your post!
Build a demo of an interesting feature of NEAR (ie. cross-contract calls)
Integrate NEAR with a popular framework (ie. Express middleware)
Adapt a popular, existing system to use NEAR (ie. a simple JS game)
Extend an existing NEAR sample into something better (see near.dev)
Contribute to the NEAR codebase (see github.com/near)