You've made it to the end of How Optimism Works. We hope you've learned quite a bit about Optimism under the hood. Of course, the end of one journey is always the beginning of another. Now that you're an expert in all things Optimism, it's time to start building!
Deploy an app today
Building smart contracts on Optimism has never been easier. If you're looking for a place to get started, we recommend checking out our developer docs. There you'll find everything you need to know to build and deploy your first app on Optimism.
Get involved with Optimism
Excited about Optimism? Want to contribute directly? Head over to our contributing page where you'll find a list of many of the ways you can actively help to build Optimism itself. You can also try hopping in the Optimism discord to find additional ways to help out.
How Optimism Works is a high-level overview of how Optimism really works. If you're interested in diving even deeper, you should check out the protocol specs section of the developer documentation.