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Updated on May 31, 2022

Develop for Palm

Palm is a fully EVM-compatible Ethereum side chain, which means that any standard EVM-compatible tools and workflows should work seamlessly on the Palm network.

Local development

Develop your dapp and test using standard Ethereum tools such as:

During development, you can connect to your local testing environment with your standard Ethereum tools just as you would when developing for Ethereum.

If you’re new to smart contract development, you can follow standard Ethereum tutorials such as:

Connecting to the Palm network


As a developer, read the following quick guides to quickly connect to Palm testnet as well as Palm mainnet.

End users

When developing for Palm, you may need to get end users set up and connected to the Palm network. Because Palm is a relatively new network, it may not be supported out-of-the-box across all wallet providers.

To be able to transact on the Palm network, users may need to:

Palm provides an app that users can access to complete these onboarding tasks:

You can link directly to the Palm app to help your users onboard.

Deploying a Dapp to Palm

To deploy a Dapp to Palm, you will need access to PALM in order to pay the transaction fees required for deployment.

You can deploy using Truffle Migrations, deploy using Hardhat or other typical Ethereum deployment processes.

Minting NFTs on Palm

You can also quickly learn how to mint NFTs on the Palm network using HardHat.

Integrating with the bridge

The Palm network offers a bridge enabling users to transfer their assets to and from to Ethereum mainnet. You can learn how to integrate with it.

Indexing your contracts

Tools like Covalent and The Graph are deployed on the Palm network to facilitate pulling data from the chain.

You can learn how to use those protocols on the Palm network:

Questions or feedback? You can discuss and obtain community support on Palm Discord.
For additional support, contact Palm on Palm website.