Solidity is a statically-typed programming language designed for developing smart contracts that run on the EVM. Solidity is compiled to bytecode that is executable on the EVM. With Solidity, developers are able to write applications that implement self-enforcing business logic embodied in smart contracts.
There are a variety of tools provided in this course which require a basic knowledge of command in order to interact with them. If you have no previous knowledge there please follow the links below.
Conquering the Command Line - FreeCodeCamp Medium article by Monica Powell
A beginner’s guide to Linux command-line - Medium article by Joseph Gefroh
You can use any text editor that, preferably, supports Solidity syntax highlighting. Some of the popular editors are Virtual Studio Code Text and Atom. You can also use an IDE which provides a more complete developer experience. Below we compiled a list of suggestiin to get you set up.
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