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Tools & Infrastructure Resources

There are a multitude of infrastructure tools & services integrated into the NEAR ecosystem to facilitate, and accelerate, your building on NEAR.

Developer Tools

  • NEAR Docs - your entry point to using NEAR's tech stack
  • NEAR CLI - The NEAR Command Line Interface (CLI) is a tool that enables to interact with the NEAR network directly from the shell.
  • Pagoda - The first-ever Web3 startup platform, and main core protocol contributor of NEAR Protocol.
  • RPC API - The RPC API allows you to communicate directly with the NEAR network.
  • Gateway.FM - a node infrastructure provider. Their NEAR RPC endpoint is stable, easy-to-use, load tested and QA’d by the experienced Gateway team, being the most stable node in the market
  • Croncat - Decentralized Scheduling for Blockchain Transactions.
  • Calimero - Allowing deployment of a customisable, easy to use private shard with built-in privacy features and confidential native WASM or EVM smart contracts.
  • Torus - The most secure passwordless authentication and private key management platform
  • Kurtosis - local development and testing environments for developers in the NEAR ecosystem.
  • Rustle - Automatic smart contract auditer
  • NEAR Playground - Browser-based editor that allows developers to write, compile, test and call Near Rust and AssemblyScript Smart contracts in the browser
  • Creator Studio - A one-stop shop for minting, distributing, and managing NFT collections from an intuitive app dashboard, without a single line of code.
  • Chainstack - allows anyone to run high-performing NEAR nodes in minutes on a platform built for scale
  • Kuutamo - Dedicated NEAR staking infrastructure, Next generation cloud services, built for blockchain.
  • Kuutamo GitHub

Rust Stack

  • Rust SDK - Documentation around writing smart contracts on NEAR in Rust.
  • Rust Library for writing NEAR smart contracts.

JavaScript Stack


  • IPFS - A peer-to-peer hypermedia protocol to make the web faster, safer, and more open.
  • OnMachina (coming soon) - A sharded data storage structure that is designed to provide scalable, cost-efficient, and immediately retrievable information on-chain.
  • Arweave - Arweave is a new type of storage that backs data with sustainable and perpetual endowments, allowing users and developers to truly store data forever.
  • Ceramic Network - Ceramic is a decentralized content computation network for a world of open source information.

Explorers & Indexers

  • NEAR Indexer For Explorer - To query usage information while developing a dapp
  • The Graph - Developer tools to process blockchain events and make the resulting data easily available
  • NEAR Lake is a game changing indexer because for a fraction of the cost of running your own you will have a fast, easy to maintain indexer.
  • Byzantion - NFT indexing
    • Intake to reach out about their services & tools
  • NearBlocks - user friendly Blockchain Explorer and Analytics Platform for Near Protocol.


  • NEAR Wallet Selector - NEAR Wallet Selector makes it easy for users to interact with your dApp by providing an abstraction over various wallets within the NEAR ecosystem
    • Guide for Wallet Selector

Payments / On Ramps

  • MoonPay - established fiat onramp solution integrated with NEAR
  • NearPay - fiat onramp & PoS solution built on NEAR
  • ZokshPay - No-Code, Non-Custodial Payments for Creators.


  • Seda Protocol (formerly Flux) - serving as the trust-less data layer for web3, Seda allows any smart contract to connect with crowdsourced, API-based, and Price-Feed data
  • Switchboard - Permission-less, customizable, multi-chain oracle protocol for general-purpose data feeds & verifiable randomness!


  • NEAR Rust Smart Contract Security - 12 in-depth video lectures on NEAR Rust Smart contract security.
  • HAPI - Cross-chain protocol aimed at creating new cybersecurity standards for DeFi market by providing real-time data on stolen funds and compromised wallets.
  • BlockSec - Building BlockChain Security Infrastructure | Smart Contract Audits.
  • Rustle - Automatic smart contract auditer


  • NEAR Stats Explorer
  • GokuStats - Aggregating key metrics for Layer1s.
  • Datrics: Datrics is a tool for no-code analytics, machine learning, and dashboard creation. We empower blockchain teams with meaningful insights from on-chain and off-chain data.
  • Stats Gallery - Guides and tutorials from around the network! Quests. Get and complete quests to pump your account up!
  • Ref Analytics - Data & Analytics on Ref Finance.
  • NEAR Staking - See how decentralization is going and monitor if the pool you've delegated to is increasing or decreasing in stake.
  • Flipside - Flipside provides Community Enabled Crypto Analytics, allowing our users to create and share data insights on the crypto projects they care most about.
  • Wombi - WOMBI helps dapps better understand audience and acquire high-quality users. WOMBI connects web2 and web3 analytics identifying channels and geographies that bring the best users.


  • Aurora EVM - Aurora is an EVM solution built on the NEAR Protocol
  • Octopus Network - A NEAR-based multichain interoperable crypto-network for launching and running Web3 substrate-based, EVM compatible Appchains.
  • Rainbow Bridge - Bridge for transferring tokens between Ethereum, NEAR and the Aurora networks.
  • Allbridge - A fast, affordable and secure way of moving liquidity between EVM, non-EVM, and L2 blockchains.

Developer Opportunities

  • MetaBUIDL - The NEAR MetaBUIDL hackathons will feature exciting themes focused on solving real-world problems.