As mentioned in the previous chapter, we can migrate our smart contracts to various Ethereum blockchains using Geth. So, let's cover how to migrate to various Ethereum networks with Parity.
Firstly, what does it even mean to migrate a contract? Migrating simply means putting your contract on a specific Ethereum network so that it is accessible to and usable by others, be it other humans or computers.
You will often see the word deploy being used instead of migrate. In the context of smart contracts and decentralized applications, and Ethereum, just know that the words deploy and migrate are interchangeable.
First, let's do some housekeeping to prepare for the work we will be doing in this chapter:
- Create a new folder called chapter4.
- Copy all of the contents from chapter3 into chapter4.
- Perform the Build Steps to ensure that the project runs and...