Build an Encrypted Messaging App with ARK Logic & Custom Transactions
Welcome everyone to our series of tutorials based on the ARK Messenger Proof-of-Concept (PoC). By the end of this series, you will be able to set up your own autonomous and private messaging application. This tutorial was created in-part with documentation provided by Delegate Lemii as part of his ARK Messenger Proof-of-Concept which was funded by the ARK Grants Program.
What you'll learn
Set up a Development Environment
Create and Deploy a Bridgechain Locally
Developing a Custom Transaction
Test your Custom Transaction with a Local Bridgechain
Deploy a Bridgechain
Launch the Client Application
#1: Set up a Development Environment
This tutorial will walk you through the installation of all the required packages to set up a development environment before then deploying our own local blockchain powered by ARK Core technology.
#2: Develop & Test a Custom Transaction
Developing custom transactions may appear to be daunting on the face of things. Though, by following this guide we will walk you through how you can easily develop & test a custom transaction within your local environment.
#3: Launching the Client Application
Now for the grand finale! This tutorial will guide you through the configuration of your blockchain created with the ARK Deployer followed by the launch of the ARK Messenger PoC!