The OpShin Book
Introduction to the OpShin programming languages
Disclaimer: This book is still WIP, so expect incomplete or missing information.
Opshin is a pythonic language for writing smart contracts on the Cardano blockchain. The goal of Opshin is to reduce the barrier of entry in Smart Contract development on Cardano. Opshin is a strict subset of Python, this is means anyone who knows Python can get up to speed on Opshin pretty quickly.
# hello_world.py def validator(_: None) -> None: print("Hello world!")
- 100% valid Python. Leverage the existing tool stack for Python, syntax highlighting, linting, debugging, unit-testing, property-based testing, verification
- Intuitive. Just like Python.
- Flexible. Imperative, functional, the way you want it.
- Efficient & Secure. Static type inference ensures strict typing and optimized code.