This chapter started with the introduction of Web3. We explored various methods to develop smart contracts. Also, we saw how the contract can be tested and verified using local test blockchain before implementation on a public blockchain or private production blockchain.
We worked with various tools such as Ganache, the Geth client console, and the Remix IDE to develop, test, and deploy smart contracts. Moreover, the Truffle framework was also used to test and migrate smart contracts. We also explored how IPFS can be used to host the webpages that we created for our DApp, serving as the decentralized storage layer of the blockchain ecosystem.
In the bonus content for this chapter, which we strongly encourage you to use, we practiced the techniques we learned in this chapter, plus other advanced topics such as Drizzle, to create the frontends for DApps easily.
In the next chapter, we will introduce Serenity, Ethereum 2.0, which is the final version of...