Setting up the development environment
There are a few technical requirements before we start. Please install the following:
Once we have those installed, To install hardhat, you need to create an npm project by going to an empty folder, running npm init, and following its instructions. Once your project is ready, you should run
To create your Hardhat project run npx hardhat in your project folder Let’s create the sample project and go through these steps to try out the sample task and compile, test and deploy the sample contract.
The sample project will ask you to install hardhat-waffle and hardhat-ethers.You can learn more about it in this guide
- Go to hardhat.config.js
- Update the hardhat-config with matic-network-crendentials.
- create .env file in the root to store your private key
Deploying on Matic Network
Run this command in root of the project directory:
Contract will be deployed on Matic's Mumbai Testnet, it look like this:
Remember your address would differ, Above is just to provide an idea of structure. Congratulations! You have successfully deployed Greeter Smart Contract. Now you can interact with the Smart Contract.
You can check the deployment status here: https://mumbai.polygonscan.com/