Solidity Hot Reloading Using ZepKit

Solidity hot reloading using ZepKit! :fire::fire:

Thanks @ylv-io

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I followed the instructions in the blog last night and was excited when after making a change in the smart contract it automagically hot reloaded. Great stuff @ylv-io.

For any other new people, I missed the first step In your favorite terminal run the following commands inside your project’s directory. I often forget that truffle unbox doesn’t create a directory for you.

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Me too! Hot reloading is like magic, and smart contracts in particular are really complicate considering all the storage stuff, but with this it’s really easy. I’m very excited about this :smiley:

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I also tried this with later versions of truffle (5.0.17) and ganache-cli (6.4.3).

When I initialized the Counter npx zos create Counter --init initialize --args 2
I got an out of gas error Returned error: VM Exception while processing transaction: out of gas
I solved by specifying the gas as 6721975 (ganache-cli gas limit) in truffle-config.js.

module.exports = {
  // See <http://truffleframework.com/docs/advanced/configuration>
  // to customize your Truffle configuration!
  networks: {
    development: {
      host: "127.0.0.1",
      port: 8545,
      network_id: "*",
      gas: 6721975,
    },
...
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When connecting to your local blockchain
zos session --network development --from 0x22d491bde2303f2f43325b2108d26f1eaba1e32b --expires 3600

Hi,
I agree, the project is really awesome, but I had one problem. I wasn’t able to test. Is it only my noob side rising or it is not working yet? :thinking:

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Are you getting an error when going through the instructions?

Hey @obernardovieira! What was your issue?

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@ylv-io I just couldn’t run tests, but it was right after zepkit was released. I tried again now, and I see that there are lots of stuff changed. It’s working perfectly well. Congratulations.

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