SXSW 2022

NFT School: Create a Freshly Minted NFT Token


In this workshop, you will go from zero to creating a freshly minted NFT token and storing it on IPFS and Filecoin using (opens new window), all in a decentralized web app built using JavaScript, the ethers.js (opens new window)library, and React.

We'll be minting NFTs on the Ethereum blockchain for this guide. However, the concepts described here can just as easily be applied to other blockchains..

If you've never worked with Ethereum or another smart contract platform before, our first steps guide will walk you through a quick "hello world" example using an Ethereum testnet.

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Other Resources / Information


  1. How to add assets to IPFS.
  2. How to create NFT metadata.
  3. How to link our metadata to a new NFT on Ethereum.



Emily Vaughan, Head of Marketing Operations, Protocol Labs

Meta Information:

  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Workshop
  • Track: Tech Industry
  • Track 2 Startups
  • Level: Intermediate

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