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Programming language: Haskell
License: BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
Tags: Network    
Latest version: v0.9.1.0

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Web3 API for Haskell

This library implements Haskell API client for popular Web3 platforms.

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stack install web3


{-# LANGUAGE OverloadedStrings #-}
module Main where

-- Basic imports
import           Network.Ethereum
import           Network.Web3

-- Eth API support
import qualified Network.Ethereum.Api.Eth   as Eth
import           Network.Ethereum.Api.Types

-- ENS support
import qualified Network.Ethereum.Ens       as Ens

-- Lens to simple param setting
import           Lens.Micro                 ((.~))

main :: IO ()
main = do
    -- Use default provider on http://localhost:8545
    ret <- runWeb3 $ do

        -- Get address of default account
        me <- head <$> Eth.accounts

        -- Get balance of default account on latest block
        myBalance <- Eth.getBalance me Latest

        -- Get half of balance
        let halfBalance = fromWei (myBalance / 2)

        -- Use default account
        withAccount () $ do
            -- Get Ethereum address via ENS
            alice <- Ens.resolve "alice.address.on.eth"
            bob   <- Ens.resolve "bob.address.on.eth"

            -- Send transaction with value
            withParam (value .~ halfBalance) $ do

                -- Send transaction to alice account
                withParam (to .~ alice) $ send ()

                -- Send transaction to bob account
                withParam (to .~ bob) $ send ()

        -- Return sended value
        return halfBalance

    -- Web3 error handling
    case ret of
        Left e  -> error $ show e
        Right v -> print (v :: Ether)  -- Print returned value in ethers

Read more in the documentation on ReadTheDocs.


  • Network.Polkadot and Codec.Scale is licensed under Apache 2.0
  • All other source is licensed under BSD-3-Clause

*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the web3 README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.