Getting Started Overview

The following table describes the actions and decisions you'll be taking during the 5 steps required to get started with Tink.

Step Description
(1) Understand key concepts Familiarize yourself with the structure of Tink and the terminology used to describe it
(2) Select your KMS Decide which external Key Management System (KMS) to use to protect your Tink-generated keys
(3) Set up Tink Decide which language to use to build Tink and complete the related setup tasks
(4) I want to... Decide which primitive and key type to use (based on your use case), and start using them
(5) Manage keys Protect your keys with your external KMS, generate keysets, and rotate your keys