Installing Gamma - local blockchain
Gamma is a personal Orbs blockchain running locally that allows developers to easily test, run, and deploy smart contracts.
Next, install the Gamma CLI.
gamma-cliis the command line tool for developers to interact with a Gamma server instance running on their machine.
brew install orbs-network/devtools/gamma-cli
Run the gamma-cli install script in terminal:
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Verify the installation by running:
You can see the various commands supported by the CLI by running in terminal
You can use the CLI to start and stop Gamma server, deploy contracts and send transactions.
Gamma server is an in-memory virtual chain on top of an Orbs blockchain with several nodes on your local machine. The server allows you to test your contracts locally before deploying them to production.
If the server isn't installed yet,
gamma-cliinstalls it automatically.
So far, we only installed the cli tool. Now, start the Gamma server by running the following command in the terminal. The CLI tool will notice the server is not installed and will install it for you:
When finished with the server, stop it by running in terminal