Introduction: Stellar is a decentralized open-source blockchain network that provides a platform for the exchange of currencies over the globe. On Stellar Network you can build banking applications, mobile wallets, and any other application that involves transactions. Some of the important components of Stellar Network are as follows.
Stellar Core: It is the backbone of Network. Every Horizon connects to the core behind the scenes. Complete Network is the collection of Core some are connected with Horizon while others are used to provide reliability to the Network. All the complex tasks are handled by these COREs.
Assets: Network can be used to hold any currency like BTC, Ether, Dollar, etc. Any asset can be traded with another asset. All the assets have asset type and issuer. Any account on Stellar can issue an asset and these accounts are called Anchors.
There are various SDKs provided by Stellar in this blog we will JS SDK to create an account and create transaction. This SDK can be used on browser or Node.JS
Step 1: Install SDK and require it in Application.
Step 2: Create account on Stellar. Unlike other blockchains you need to maintain some minimum balance on the account i.e. 2 Lumens.
Step 3: Send Transaction on Stellar.
Conclusion: In this blog, we get the overview of the Stellar blockchain and get a hand on it Js SDK how it can be used in Application.