As a smart contract developer, you will need to write, compile, upload, and test your contracts before deploying them on the Dimension mainnet. The first step is to set up a specialized environment to streamline development.
Install XPLA Chain Core Locally
Visit build XPLA Chain core to install the latest version of XPLA Chain Core to obtain a working version of
xplad. You will need this to connect to your local XPLA Chain test network to work with smart contracts.
sudo apt update sudo apt install curl git curl -fsSL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_18.x | sudo -E bash - sudo apt-get install -y nodejs
curl -o- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/nvm-sh/nvm/v0.39.1/install.sh | bash nvm install 18 nvm use 18 nvm alias default 18 npm install npm --global # Upgrade npm to the latest version
Solidity compiler & tool suite
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ethereum/ethereum sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install solc
brew update brew upgrade brew tap ethereum/ethereum brew install solidity
Solidity development environment (Optional)
Different from Rust, Solidity language has no convenient feature like unit test, deployment, mock EVM, etc. There are some development environment tools for complementing these features. Node.js is essential to use this feature.
# yarn yarn add @openzeppelin/contracts # npm npm install @openzeppelin/contracts