Welcome to Corda !

Corda is an open-source blockchain platform. If you’d like a quick introduction to blockchains and how Corda is different, then watch this short video:

Want to start coding on Corda? Familiarise yourself with the key concepts, then read our Hello, World! tutorial.

Want background reading material? The introductory white paper describes Corda’s mission and philosophy. It’s suitable for a business audience. The technical white paper describes the architecture and protocol.


The introductory paper is also available in 简体中文 (Simplified Chinese), 繁體中文 (Traditional Chinese) and 日本語 (Japanese).

Questions or comments? Get in touch on Slack or ask a question on Stack Overflow .

We look forward to seeing what you can do with Corda!


You can read this site offline. Either download the PDF or download the Corda source code, run gradle buildDocs and you will have a copy of this site in the docs/build/html directory.