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The IOTA Developer Hub

Welcome to the IOTA developer hub. You'll find comprehensive guides and documentation to help you start working with IOTA as quickly as possible, as well as support if you get stuck. Let's jump right in!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is IOTA inflationary? Can I mine IOTA's?

All IOTA's which will ever exist have been created with the genesis transaction. This means that the total supply of IOTA's will always stay the same and you cannot "mine" IOTA's. Therefore keep in mind, if you do Proof of Work in IOTA you are not generating new IOTA tokens, you're simply verifying other transactions.

What is the total supply of IOTA?

The total supply of IOTA is (3^33-1) / 2, which equals to a total number of IOTA's of 2779530283277761. IOTA is specifically designed for machines, so this high supply makes IOTA optimal for tiny nanotransactions while still keeping efficiency in mind. It also nicely fits into the MAX_SAFE_INTEGER value in Javascript.

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Frequently Asked Questions