Installation Introduction

A guide on how to prepare a fully functional environment.


If you don’t have access to a Linux box you can quickly setup one on DigitalOcean and other cloud providers.


ARK Core is written in TypeScript , and it has been using Lerna to manage the development and publication of its packages and uses Node.js as execution environment.

This guide will take you through the basic steps of setting up a development environment. We recommend Linux (*.deb based) operating system as the default environment. We officially recommend and support Ubuntu operating system.

Please select one of the development setup tutorial you would like to start with:

Installation - Using the Install Script

Installation - Docker Setup on Linux macOS

Installation - Docker Setup on Windows


These tutorials are for setting up the development environment for ARK core. If you are looking to run a core node in production, we provide other tools and resources, such as:

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