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How to compile a smart contract with CMake

Preconditions

  • You have the source of your contract saved in one of your local folders, e.g. ./examples/hello For details on how to create your first contract follow this tutorial here

Follow these steps to compile your contract:

  1. Navigate to the hello folder in examples (./examples/hello), you should then see the ./src/hello.cpp file
  2. Run following commands:
$ mkdir build
$ cd build
$ cmake ..
$ make
  1. This will generate two files:
  • The compiled binary wasm, hello.wasm
  • The generated ABI file, hello.abi