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Version: 0.16

Setting Up Environment

You need an environment to run contracts. You can either run your node locally or connect to an existing network. For easy testing, pebblenet network is online, you can use it to deploy and run your contracts.

To verify testnet is currently running, make sure the following URLs are all working for you:

Available frontends:

You can use these to explore txs, addresses, validators and contracts feel free to deploy one pointing to our rpc/lcd servers and we will list it.

You can find more information about other testnets: CosmWasm/testnets and Testnet section.

When interacting with network, you can either use wasmd which is a Go client or Node REPL. Although Node REPL is recommended for contract operations, since JSON manipulation is not intuitive with the Shell/Go client.

Setup Go CLI#

Let's configure wasmd exec, point it to testnets, create wallet and ask tokens from faucet:

First source the pebblenet network configurations to the shell:

source <(curl -sSL

Setup the client:

# add wallets for testingwasmd keys add wallet>{  "name": "wallet",  "type": "local",  "address": "wasm13nt9rxj7v2ly096hm8qsyfjzg5pr7vn5saqd50",  "pubkey": "wasmpub1addwnpepqf4n9afaefugnfztg7udk50duwr4n8p7pwcjlm9tuumtlux5vud6qvfgp9g",  "mnemonic": "hobby bunker rotate piano satoshi planet network verify else market spring toward pledge turkey tip slim word jaguar congress thumb flag project chalk inspire"}
wasmd keys add wallet2

You need some tokens in your address to interact. If you are using local node you can skip this step. Requesting tokens from faucet:

JSON=$(jq -n --arg addr $(wasmd keys show -a wallet) '{"denom":"upebble","address":$addr}') && curl -X POST --header "Content-Type: application/json" --data "$JSON"$(jq -n --arg addr $(wasmd keys show -a wallet2) '{"denom":"upebble","address":$addr}') && curl -X POST --header"Content-Type: application/json" --data "$JSON"

Export wasmd Parameters#

If you intend to use wasmd as client, we recommend you to setup these variables. Otherwise You will have to define type in node, chain id and gas-prices details with every command you execute. Also for this tutorial we will use these variables. So make sure you export these before proceeding.

# bashexport NODE="--node $RPC"export TXFLAG="${NODE} --chain-id ${CHAIN_ID} --gas-prices 0.001upebble --gas auto --gas-adjustment 1.3"
# if your shell is zsh follow these# zshexport NODE=(--node $RPC)export TXFLAG=($NODE --chain-id $CHAIN_ID --gas-prices 0.001upebble --gas auto --gas-adjustment 1.3)

Run Local Node (optional)#

This is not required and for those who want extra challenge. You can set up a local node for yourself, but we recommend sticking to testnet. Script down below will setup a local network:

# default home is ~/.wasmd# if you want to setup multiple apps on your local make sure to change this valueAPP_HOME="~/.wasmd"RPC="http://localhost:26657"CHAIN_ID="localnet"# initialize wasmd configuration fileswasmd init localnet --chain-id ${CHAIN_ID} --home ${APP_HOME}
# add minimum gas prices config to app configuration filesed -i -r 's/minimum-gas-prices = ""/minimum-gas-prices = "0.01ucosm"/' ${APP_HOME}/config/app.toml
# Create main address# --keyring-backend test is for testing purposes# Change it to --keyring-backend file for secure usage.export KEYRING="--keyring-backend test --keyring-dir $HOME/.wasmd_keys"wasmd keys add main $KEYRING
# create validator addresswasmd keys add validator $KEYRING
# add your wallet addresses to genesiswasmd add-genesis-account $(wasmd keys show -a main $KEYRING) 10000000000ucosm,10000000000stake --home ${APP_HOME}wasmd add-genesis-account $(wasmd keys show -a validator $KEYRING) 10000000000ucosm,10000000000stake --home ${APP_HOME}
# add fred's address as validator's addresswasmd gentx validator 1000000000stake --home ${APP_HOME} --chain-id ${CHAIN_ID} $KEYRING
# collect gentxs to genesiswasmd collect-gentxs --home ${APP_HOME}
# validate the genesis filewasmd validate-genesis --home ${APP_HOME}
# run the nodewasmd start --home ${APP_HOME}