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Introduction is a set of libraries that allow developers to interact with Ethereum nodes using HTTP, IPC, or WebSocket protocols with Python. Moonbeam has an Ethereum-like API available that is fully compatible with Ethereum-style JSON RPC invocations. Therefore, developers can leverage this compatibility and use the library to interact with a Moonbeam node as if they were doing so on Ethereum.

Setup with Edgeware

To get started with the library, install it using the following command:

pip3 install web3

Once done, the simplest setup to start using the library and its methods is the following:

from web3 import Web3

web3 = Web3(Web3.HTTPProvider('RPC_URL'))

Depending on which network you want to connect to, you can set the RPC_URL to the following values:

Edgeware development node:

Beresheet testnet:

Edgeware mainnet:

Tutorial for using on Edgeware