Antelope is the next-generation blockchain platform for creating and deploying smart contracts and distributed applications. Antelope comes with a number of programs. The primary ones included in Antelope are the following:
- Nodeos - Core service daemon that runs a node for block production, API endpoints, or local development.
- Cleos - Command line interface to interact with the blockchain (via
nodeos) and manage wallets (via
- Keosd - Component that manages Antelope keys in wallets and provides a secure enclave for digital signing.
The basic relationship between these components is illustrated in the diagram below.
Additional Antelope Resources:
- Antelope Utilities - Utilities that complement the Antelope software.
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