This is a response to topic
– Is there a way to interact with the simulated Cardano node via the command line? Is so where might one find resources.
Here is my environment ( not exhaustive )
jhl@jhl-stealth:~$ uname -a
Linux jhl-stealth 5.4.0-73-generic #82~18.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Apr 16 15:10:02 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
jhl@jhl-stealth:~$ cabal --version
cabal-install version 220.127.116.11
compiled using version 18.104.22.168 of the Cabal library
jhl@jhl-stealth:~$ ghc --version
The Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compilation System, version 8.10.2
jhl@jhl-stealth:~$ git --version
git version 2.17.1
It took some spelunking but found, at least, in part what I am looking for:
Note bene: This is in the slack-dev branch!
For those who find the whole docker thing intolerable (like me), there is a section on how to setup you local machine using Nix/Cabal.
If you have gone thru the trouble of setting up the plutus-core and plutus-playground then this is straightforward.
Note bene: you may have to install jq – Download jq
I am running thru the example guessing game and things thus far things are sane and stepping thru the example issuing curl commands ( oh the joy!!! ).
The Platform Application Backend (PAB) also exposes a websocket ( sweet!) and that is explained in:
Coming from the “when all else fails read the docs” clan, I haven’t gotten there yet.
Where I am trying to go/find out about is event logging – having off-chain entities listen and respond to these events. This is encapsulated in the following forum post: