To get started as quickly as possible, we recommend using EOSIO pre-built binaries. You also have an advanced option to build from source but that would consume an hour or more.
The below commands will download binaries for respective operating systems.
brew tap eosio/eosio brew install eosio
wget https://github.com/eosio/eos/releases/download/v2.1.0/eosio_2.1.0-1-ubuntu-20.04_amd64.deb sudo apt install ./eosio_2.1.0-1-ubuntu-20.04_amd64.deb
wget https://github.com/eosio/eos/releases/download/v2.1.0/eosio_2.1.0-1-ubuntu-18.04_amd64.deb sudo apt install ./eosio_2.1.0-1-ubuntu-18.04_amd64.deb
wget https://github.com/eosio/eos/releases/download/v2.1.0/eosio-2.1.0-1.el7.x86_64.rpm sudo yum install ./eosio-2.1.0-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
wget https://github.com/eosio/eos/releases/download/v2.1.0/eosio-2.1.0-1.el8.x86_64.rpm sudo yum install ./eosio-2.1.0-1.el8.x86_64.rpm
| The installation process will install
keosd, the components required to run and interact with a blockchain.
You're going to need to pick a directory to work from, it's suggested to create a
contracts directory somewhere on your local drive.
mkdir contracts cd contracts
Get the path of that directory and save it for later, as you're going to need it, you can use the following command to get your absolute path.
Enter the absolute path to your contract directory below, and it will be inserted throughout the documentation to make your life a bit easier. This functionality requires cookies
Install the CDT: Steps to install the EOSIO Contract Development Toolkit (CDT) on your system.