Module to handle web3 RPC connections over IPC sockets.


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This is a sub package of web3.js

This is a IPC provider for web3.js.
Please read the documentation for more.



npm install web3-providers-ipc

In the Browser

Build running the following in the web3.js repository:

npm run-script build-all

Then include dist/web3-providers-ipc.js in your html file. This will expose the Web3IpcProvider object on the window object.


// in node.js
var Web3IpcProvider = require('@cobinhood/web3-providers-ipc');
var net = require(net);

var ipc = new Web3IpcProvider('/Users/me/Library/Ethereum/geth.ipc', net);

If you find any bugs or have a feature request, please open an issue on github!

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