Questions tagged [dapps]

Questions about applications and projects on Ethereum: a decentralized application (dapp) does not require any servers or backends and runs independent on a distributed blockchain.

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web3.exceptions.BadFunctionCallOutput: Could not decode contract function call getEvidence return data b'' for output_types ['string']

Solidity Code: function getEvidence(string memory _evidenceID) view public returns (string memory) { require(evidenceOwner[_evidenceID] == msg.sender); string memory evidenceHash = ...
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Contract not deploying with web3

I'm writing a web-based DApp with web3, and am trying to get my JavaScript to deploy a contract. I've set up the abi, contract, and bytecode as follows: const trade_abi = [ ... not shown: ABI copied ...
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What are the steps of deploying a smart contract to the blockchain?

Are the above steps correct for deploying a smart contract to the blockchain: A node creates a smart contract The smart contract is converted to byte code The node creates a block out of the byte ...
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How are Ethereum smart contracts deployed?

Im a little confused on how Smart contracts work on the Ethereum blockchain and with DApps. I'm confused with the structure of DApps using Ethereum smart contracts. Is just one contract created when ...
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How to allow mobile wallets to sign and access to my dapp

I'm building a dapp application on Ethereum using React & Web3js. As usual the dapp will get the injected provider from Window.web3 (MetaMask), perhaps. The problem that I'm facing now is how can ...
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MetaMask - RPC Error: Internal JSON-RPC error

I am getting this error when i trying to use metamask on my local for a simple transaction from one account(say A) to another (say B). code: -32603 data: {originalError: {…}} message: "Internal ...
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How can I create Ethereum wallet addresses that can be revoked after certain time? Is it possible to do that?

How can I create Ethereum wallet addresses that can be revoked after certain time? Is it possible to do that? I am trying to create temporary wallets for employees in a company for their company ...
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Getting Metamask Error Message into web3.js DApp after user rejects transaction

I'm building a simple HTML/JavaScript front-end to interact with a Smart Contract using web3.js and MetaMask. I have a function to call one of the methods in order to send a contribution to the Smart ...
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Why Should I use Ethereum in an Online-Election(Vote) System based on ZKP(Zero-Knowledge Proof)?

I am an undergraduate student studying Ethereum in South Korea. Currently, I am developing an online election system that can be applied. At first, I came up with this idea: The system has an ETC ...
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Is allocating a portion of tokens to the dapp creator after a crowdsale a bad business move? [closed]

Will this lessen the integrity of the dapp? Will people trust the company less?
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Why would outside investors invest in a ethereum dapp? [closed]

I saw today that outside investors put millions into the Minds social network. I thought dapps had no real way of making money? What are the investors actually investing in? -the website that wraps ...
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What layers of a Dapp can be written in a regular high level language vs a niche one like Solidity?

I just saw that the Minds social network (a ethereum dapp I believe) is written in PHP. Their codebase is huge and I'm having trouble finding where their Smart contracts are written/how they are ...
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Payable function not working properly

Hi everyone hope I will be clear enough with the explanation because I couldn't find a proper solution. I am just trying to checkout an item with my buy function but it seems like I am stuck.Here is ...
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Alternatives to Metamask

What are existing alternatives to metamask with that works online inside existing browsers, that don't require installing a browser extension? What are some of the tradeoffs between them?
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account unlock with HTTP access is forbidden [duplicate]

I am using in the geth console and there is a similar error. Do I add "--allow-insecure-unlock" when I "init a node"? personal.unlockAccount(eth.accounts1) Any suggestion would be helpful. Thank ...
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Why am I getting a Parse Error in my smart contract after the constructor?

I'm writing a token sale smart contract & my original error was my function had the same name as the contract and I changed it to a constructor because the contract cant have the same name as the ...
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Both web3.eth.accounts.create() and web3.eth.personal.newAccount() not working

I'm making a dApp on reactjs. I wanted to create a new account and have done it trying 2 methods this.web3.eth.personal.newAccount() this.web3.eth.accounts.create() I have attached the code below(...
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getAccounts in web3 js undefined

I am working on dapp with web3js 1.0.0.37-beta with reactjs. I got blank in web3.eth.getAccounts. Following is my code App.js import React, {Component} from 'react'; import '../node_modules/...
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How does drizzle know when contract state has updated and reflect that state in the store (when a value has been `cacheCall`ed)?

Basically could someone provide a more technical explanation of this? It says that it watches(subscribes to) for block headers and when comes in it "through the transactions looking to see if any of ...
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Why is a failed transaction included in the blockchain as a “failed transaction”

According to this highest upvoted answer, "but still include it in the blockchain as a "failed transaction"... What is meant by the term "gas"?
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Can i use a the msg.sender which is a address to call a function of the contract?

I am trying to mint a ERC721 token using openzeppilin/contracts. It was working correctly, but later had to change the design. So now i am forced to use the msg.sender who is the minter to call the ...
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Decentralized Time server to get time in Dapps? [closed]

So basically i want to ask that how can we programmatically get the accurate, exact and current time in a DApp, without relying on the system's time or a centralized time server ? Is there a ...
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Android Studio And Ethereum?

how i can connect android studio application with Ganache? i'm trying to build an application on android (that is my Front end) with a Smart contract (Back end) on my private Blockchain (Ganache). it'...
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Call approve function() doesn't work

myContractInstance.methods.approve('0x...', 300).call(function(error, approve){ if(error){console.log(error)}; if(approve){console.log("allowance for this address :"+ approve)}; ...
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Cannot fetch account details

const accounts = await web3.eth.getAccounts() //sets the state of the account as a part of the constructor. console.log(accounts[0]) Id used the above code to display the account information of ...
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Nonce question please [duplicate]

can I have the meaning of the word Nonce explained please the question is rejected .. you people really do not wish there to be normal understanding by normal every day members of the public
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Geographic location in Solidity

Does solidity have a way of fetching a persons geographic location(using something like msg.sender)? Im building a dApp for national elections, and would need to verify the geographic location before ...
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Should I convert Centeralised web app to Multichain because it is free to use and more secure compare to webapp?

I am Web app developer and exploring the blockchain technology from few months. I want to convert the live centralized WebApp to Decentralized Blockchain application. I know there is a high cost ...
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Can Dapps set cookies

Is it possible for a Dapp that uses the metamask/chrome to set up a browser cookie? or can a cookie set by another website like facebook, read some information or at least know that a dapp has been ...
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Is it possible to instantiate a deployed contract in js using contract address alone? without copying abi data?

Is it possible to instantiate a deployed contract in js(dapp) using contract address alone? without copying abi data?
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do users should be aware of smart contract of the dApp they are using?

So dApps are frontend + contract. Users interact with smart contracts via frontend. Do users i.e. people should be aware of how the contract is designed while using any dApp? are their any risks of ...
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How do dapps connect to blockchain network?

Once the simple blockchain web applications runs on the web browser it uses the metamask to connect to the blockchain network, when it comes to mobile applications how the application connects to ...
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can etherscan.io show local ganache transaction details?

I am purchasing tokens on my sample Dapp with ganache-cli account using metamask. Metamask shows the confirm message and deduct the ether from total balance but in token section it still not update ...
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How can i make payment application using the blockchain? [closed]

i want to make payment based application by scratch using blockchain, so where can i learn from scratch and what are the different component that i should learn to make an application or a website ...
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web3.eth.getAccounts() returns empty array

I'm trying to get accounts like that: window.web3.eth.getAccounts( (error, accounts) => { console.log(accounts, error) } ); but it keeps returning an empty array. I'm running Ganache and I can ...
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How to replace Metamask Pop-Up with my own UI

I was wondering if I can replace the Metamask pop-up with my own pop-up/user interface. Example: Currently on my dApp a user clicks "Buy Token" and a Metamask modal pops up and says the usual ...
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Implementing a state channel

I am trying to build a platform to play TicTacToe using DApps. The players invite others by placing a stake and then opponents accept it. The first turn is recorded on chain by calling a function in ...
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How shoud I properly initialize DApp and get account address?

I am writing DApp in react, and basically I want to initialize web3, unlock account, and display it. Having web3 in my package.json In the onload I've tried to go following: let Web3 = require('web3')...
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How to use the ipfs.get()?

I am new to IPFS. I added a file in IPFS and then, pinned it. Now, I am trying to retrieve the file. I am writing the code in React. Hence I used the following code: ipfs.get('/ipfs/...
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getWeb3ClientVersion() returns null

I'm trying to create an android Dapp by using the web3j library. I'm using connection to a local private Ethereum blockchain. When I'm trying to display the Client version it returns null. This is the ...
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How to print “string” from Solidity in React?

My smart contract function is : function sNName(uint z)public view returns(string memory) { return abc[xyz[z].name]; } Where abc represents a mapping (bytes32 => string) In my .js file, I ...
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comparing two addresses

I'am trying to create a modifier that allows certain accounts to execute functions. address[] authorized; function verify (address adrs) internal view returns (bool) { bool exist; ...
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How to call a smart contract function in a DAPP?

I am trying to make a DAPP. I followed this link - https://medium.com/@takleakshar/how-to-build-a-decentralized-full-stack-app-in-ethereum-and-react-42e63d45a208 This is how my 'Setup.js' looks. ...
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can't get struct in return

I am trying to execute unit tests for a solidity smart contract: I have: mapping (bytes16=>Device) public Device_Table struct Device { bytes16 UUID; bytes16 hardware_UUID; string ...
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How to connect a dapp on private ethereum network [closed]

I created a private ethereum network with 3 nodes kai i have also created a dapp. How i can connect my dapp with my private network? Thank you!
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How to filter MyEvent({ },{ }) to retrieve only the latest transaction in the array?

My code: instance.MyEvent({}, {fromBlock: 0, toBlock: 'latest'}).watch(function(error, event) { if (!error) { console.log(event); $('#events').html(event.transactionHash); } else { ...
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using a contract in another contract

I have my Callee contract in Callee.sol pragma solidity ^0.5.1; contract Callee { uint private val; constructor() public{ val = 30; } function getValue() public view returns(uint) { ...
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What exactly happen when we execute truffle migrate --reset?

I have a old ABI generated by executing truffle migrate. Now I update the code and generate a new ABI by truffle migrate --reset. What exactly happens by executing truffle migrate --reset ? What ...
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How to call a contract function that alters blockchain state on geth console

It should be easy, but I'm having a hard time using a simple smart contract described in the Solidity language reference called SimpleStorage. It only as one attribute, a setter and a getter, and I'm ...
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How to use web3-react with truffle Dapp? any sample code / tutorial?

I am new to react and finding issues with the front-end of the Dapp application. Especially in web3 version > web3 1.0.0 I just heard about the web3-react and I think it will be a lot easier. I ...

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