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Ok, I am pretty new to developing contracts, and I did so by using dAPP and truffle. But when adding it to the chain, it says there is no balance to the contract. How can I add tokens to be bought? https://etherscan.io/address/0x8f8a3c51b1eaaefe9052fc86cff57971b11dde45

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When a contract is created, the constructor function is called to initiate the contract.

Here is the constructor function for your contract:

constructor (uint256 _initialSupply) public {
    balanceOf[msg.sender] = _initialSupply;
    totalSupply = _initialSupply;
}

You can see that this constructor function expects an input of _initiatalSupply to define the initial token balance of the contract.

You will need to create a new contract, and make sure to send in a value to be used during contract creation for the constructor function.

  • I forgot to add this line: uint256 _totalSupply = 100000000; is that correct? – Arnfinn Ingebrigtsen Aug 4 '18 at 18:23
  • @ArnfinnIngebrigtsen No. When you created the contract, you should have supplied the number of tokens you wanted to create to the constructor. – flygoing Aug 4 '18 at 18:35

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