# Get Started

# What is IRISnet

IRIS Network (a.k.a. IRISnet) is named after Greek goddess Iris, said to be the personification of the rainbow and the faithful messenger between heaven and humanity. IRISnet aims to provide a foundation that facilitates construction of distributed business applications. IRIS Hub (a.k.a IRIShub), which is the centerpiece of IRISnet, introduces a unified service model that allows resources such as data services and computing services to be invoked across blockchains. To know more about IRISnet, please read this blog.

# How to install iris

Please follow this instruction to install iris.

# How to Join the Mainnet

Please follow this instruction to join the mainnet.

# How to Use Fuxi Testnet

Please follow this instruction to use Fuxi Testnet.