# Cosmwasm with Testnet & Beaker

# Deploying Cosmwasm Contracts to the testnet with Beaker

The following guide will show you how to create and deploy a Cosmwasm smart contract to the Osmosis testnet. The testnet is permisonless by default to allow developers to test their contracts on a live environment. The Osmosis mainnet is permissioned meaning that you will need to submit a governance proposal in order to deploy to it.

# Requirements

# Install Beaker

Beaker is available via cargo (opens new window) which is a rust toolchain. Once cargo is ready on your machine, run:

cargo install beaker
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# Scaffolding your new dapp project

In the directory you want your project to reside, run:

beaker new counter-dapp
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For detailed information about Beaker click here (opens new window).

# Your first CosmWasm contract with Beaker

After that we can create new contract (the command uses template from cw-template (opens new window))

cd counter-dapp
beaker wasm new counter
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# Deploy contract on permisionless network

The testnet is permisionless by default in order to allow developers to easyly deploy contracts.

beaker wasm deploy counter --signer-account test1 --network testnet --no-wasm-opt --raw '{ "count": 0 }' --label 'My first Beaker Contract'
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Note how we added --network testnet to tell beaker to deploy to the testnet Osmosis chain.