Remix (aka. Browser-Solidity) is a browser-based Solidity compiler and IDE.
Visit https://remix.ethereum.org to use; it will always deliver the latest version.
gh-pages branch always has the latest stable build of Remix. It also contains a ZIP file with the entire build. Download it to use offline.
Note: it contains the latest release of Solidity available at the time of the packaging. No other compiler versions are supported.
Install npm and node.js (see https://docs.npmjs.com/getting-started/installing-node), then do:
git clone https://github.com/ethereum/browser-solidity
npm install- fetch dependencies & executes
npm run prepublishto build the application
npm start and open
http://127.0.0.1:8080 in your browser.
Then open your
text editor and start developing.
The browser will automatically refresh when files are saved
Here are some things to consider if you have trouble building the package.
- Make sure that you have the correct version of
nvm. You can find the version that is tested on Travis CI by looking at the log in the build results.
node --version npm --version nvm --version
- In Debian based OSes such as Ubuntu 14.04LTS you may need to run
apt-get install build-essential. After installing
Register new unit test files in
The tests are written using tape.
Run the unit tests via:
For local headless browser tests run
npm run test-browser
(Requires selenium to be installed - can be done with
npm run selenium-install)
Running unit tests via
npm test requires at least node v7.0.0
To run the Selenium tests via Nightwatch serve the app through a local web server:
npm run serve # starts web server at localhost:8080
Then you will need to either:
- Have a Selenium server running locally on port 4444.
npm run test-browser
- Or, install and run SauceConnect.
sc -u <USERNAME> -k <ACCESS_KEY>(see
npm run browser-test-sc
Usage as a Chrome Extension
If you would like to use this as a Chrome extension, you must either build it first or pull from the
gh-pages branch, both described above.
After that, follow these steps:
- Browse to
- Make sure 'Developer mode' has been checked
- Click 'Load unpacked extension...' to pop up a file-selection dialog
- Select your