Getting started with Dapr

How to get up and running with Dapr in minutes

Welcome to the Dapr getting started guide!

This guide will walk you through a series of steps to install, initialize and start using Dapr. The recommended way to get started with Dapr is to setup a local development environment (also referred to as self-hosted mode) which includes the Dapr CLI, Dapr sidecar binaries, and some default components that can help you start using Dapr quickly.

The following steps in this guide are:

  1. Install the Dapr CLI
  2. Initialize Dapr
  3. Use the Dapr API
  4. Configure a component
  5. Explore Dapr quickstarts
First step: Install the Dapr CLI >>