Module to handle web3 RPC connections over WebSockets.


1.0.0-beta.354 years ago4 years agoMinified + gzip package size for @cobinhood/web3-providers-ws in KB



This is a sub package of web3.js

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



npm install web3-providers-ws

In the Browser

Build running the following in the web3.js repository:

npm run-script build-all

Then include dist/web3-providers-ws.js in your html file. This will expose the Web3WsProvider object on the window object.


// in node.js
var Web3WsProvider = require('@cobinhood/web3-providers-ws');

var options = { timeout: 30000, headers: {authorization: 'Basic username:password'} } // set a custom timeout at 30 seconds, and credentials (you can also add the credentials to the URL: ws://username:password@localhost:8546)
var ws = new Web3WsProvider('ws://localhost:8546', options);

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

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