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Antelope Overview

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).
  • 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.

Antelope components

Additional Antelope Resources:

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