This section contains guides to using your urbit.

  • Creating a Development Ship will show you how to set up the environment for coding on Urbit.
  • Creating a Comet will show you how to create a comet: quick, disposable 128-bit identities on the Urbit network.
  • Admin and Operation is a guide to the basic commands used to interact with your ship.
  • Messaging tells you how to use Talk, our chat system.
  • Shell is a guide to using Dojo, our command-line interface.
  • Introduction to the Filesystem explains the basics of using use Clay, our revision-control filesystem.
  • Source Layout walks you through the various directories of the Arvo operating system.
  • Sail is a guide to Sail: Hoon markup that's used to build web pages with XML.
  • Udon is a guide to Udon, which is our take on Markdown.
  • Generators will explain how to use the "generator," a kind of file that's the easiest way to run Hoon programs.