Create your First Project
A project holds all your infrastructure, from dev workspaces to Cardano nodes. To create a new project and start building, follow these steps:
From the home page, select the Projects button.
Once there, select the New Project + button.
The creation of a new project includes a series of steps detailed below:
- Give your project a name and a description (this last one is optional).
Select an organization: Every project belongs to an organization. You can use one of your existing organizations or create a new one. A default Organization is automatically created with your Account creation. Then, select the Next button.
Select a cluster: As of today, Demeter provides a cluster only in the
US-centralregion, but plans for expansion are on their way. Then, select the Next button.
- Make sure all the information is correct. In case everything is right, select the Create Project button.
- After creating your project, you'll be redirected to the
If you don't have a payment method for your organization, you can add one from the "Add payment method" button in the billing tab of your Organization admin.
Then, you'll be able to choose a saving plan for your project. These are the best way to get DCUs at a discounted price by committing to a certain monthly spending.
It's easy to access the Development console for any of the projects you have created or have been invited as a Collaborator.
From the Projects screen, just select the
open button on the Project Card you want to access.
You will be immediately re-directed to the Development Console. This is where all the magic happens. Take your time to explore the extensions available and play around with the tools provided.