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W.-M. LeeBeginning Ethereum Smart Contracts Programminghttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5086-0_5

5. Using the MetaMask Chrome Extension

Wei-Meng Lee1 
Ang Mo Kio, Singapore

In the previous chapter, you learned how to create your own private Ethereum test network so that you can try out the various Ethereum transactions, such as transferring Ethers to different accounts and performing mining. You also learned how to create accounts so that you can hold your own Ethers. In this chapter, you will learn how to use a Chrome extension known as the MetaMask. The MetaMask Chrome extension is an Ethereum wallet that allows you to hold your Ethereum account, and it will be an essential tool to help you develop and test Smart Contracts ...

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