How can I deploy my blockchain dapp on Ethereum? Does it cost anything?

How can I deploy my blockchain dapp on Ethereum? Does it cost anything?

Table of Contents

  • What are dApps?
  • How do dapps work?
  • How can you deploy Dapps?
  • What are dApps?
  • How much will it cost to deploy dApps on Ethereum?
  • Closing Thoughts

How do dapps work?

The smart contract or backend runs over a decentralized system rather than a central governing authority in the decentralized application. Further to store data, it uses Ethereum blockchain, and for app logic, it uses smart contracts. Smart contracts comprise a set of predefined limitations that are live on the network for everyone to access. Further, it is known to follow the defined rules while operating over the blockchain.

How can you deploy Dapps?

What you need to know:

  • You need to have a deep understanding of blockchain transactions, Ethereum networks, and the architecture of smart contracts.
  • Learn about the concept of gas and fees concerning transactions over Ethereum.
  • Learn about how to compile smart contracts. This step is crucial for deploying smart contracts on Ethereum.
  • The bytecode of your contract that you will generate through compilation.
  • Set your transactional gas limit. Also, keep in mind that the gas requirement for deploying contracts is much more than a simple transaction.
  • Next, you need a deployment plugin or script.
  • Now, connect to an Ethereum node. You can do this by running the public or your own node. Additionally, you can do it using an API key.
  • At the Remix window, which you can find on the right corner of the Ethereum test network, click the deploy button.
  • Further, you need to wait for a while till the completion of the transaction.
  • Once you complete your smart contract transaction, you will receive a smart contract address at the right corner of the Remix window.
  • Initially, the user’s wallet who is running the smart contract deployment will store all the ERC20 tokens.
  • To check the availability of tokens in your digital wallet, you can simply tap on the token on the MetaMask window. For this, you need to write the smart contract address on the given box and tap on ok. Here, you can find out the total number of tokens you have.

How much will it cost to deploy dApps on Ethereum?

As an Ethereum blockchain developer, you will only pay a gas fee for deploying the smart contract. And, your users will pay the entire cost for further transactions linking to your smart contract.

Closing Thoughts

Ethereum is the most popular blockchain platform among crypto enthusiasts. Further, having a programming background, you can gain expertise and a reputation as an Etherum developer. However, first, you need to learn the in and out of Ethereum and smart contract development.

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Rashmeet Kaur

Rashmeet Kaur

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