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Kedar Iyer and Chris DannenBuilding Games with Ethereum Smart Contractshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3492-1_2

2. The Ethereum Development Environment

Kedar Iyer1  and Chris Dannen1
(1)
Brooklyn, New York, USA
 

This chapter walks you through the setup and installation of tools required to run the Ethereum blockchain. We cover hardware requirements, operating system requirements, and software requirements. After covering the installation of the software, we provide the basic commands required to interact with the Ethereum network.

Getting Set Up

Coders who have set up a development environment for a compiled language in the past will find the setup for Solidity to be a similar process. Setting up Solidity and the ...

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