Truffle and Ganache

Truffle and Ganache#

If you need a refresher on Truffle, you can jump back into chapter 6 of this book. In that section we talk about the developer tools we use and we also talk about how you can install it on your computer.

Using Ganache#

Now that Truffle and Ganache are installed, let's learn about running a local blockchain on our computer. We want to do this so we're not reliant on a third-party service to test it. By running our blockchain locally, we can simulate the main Ethereum blockchain and confirm if our Solidity smart contract code works.

Open a terminal and run the following command to get Ganache started: ganache-cli. This command can be run from anywhere.

You should see something like this:

 

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