Dash Core

Dash Core Developer Documentation

Welcome to the Dash Core developer documentation. You'll find guides and documentation to help you start working with Dash Core as quickly as possible, as well as support if you get stuck. Let's jump right in!

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The following guide aims to provide examples to help you start building Dash-based applications. To make the best use of this document, you may want to install the current version of Dash Core, either from source or from a pre-compiled executable.

Once installed, you'll have access to three programs: dashd, dash-qt, and dash-cli.

  • dash-qt provides a combination full Dash peerpeer - A computer that connects to the Dash network. and walletwallet - Software that stores private keys and monitors the block chain (sometimes as a client of a server that does the processing) to allow users to spend and receive duffs. frontend. From the Help menu, you can access a console where you can enter the RPC commands used throughout this document.

  • dashd is more useful for programming: it provides a full peer which you can interact with through RPCs to port 9998 (or 19998 for testnettestnet - A global testing environment in which developers can obtain and spend duffs that have no real-world value on a network that is very similar to the Dash mainnet. / 19898 for regtest).

  • dash-cli allows you to send RPC commands to dashd from the command line. For example, dash-cli help

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