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Setting up local network

Setting up a private chain

Neo provides a test net for development, debugging and testing purposes. Besides, you can also choose to set up your own private chain where you can get more flexibility with plenty of test tokens. You can pick one of the following options:

Refer to the instructions from above links to set up your private chain and withdraw NEO and GAS from genesis block.

Preparing a wallet file

Now let's create a new wallet file used for deploying smart contracts:

  1. Create a new wallet file named 0.json and copy the default address for later use.

  2. Open the wallet where you have withdrawn NEO and GAS from genesis block, transfer all the assets in the wallet to 0.json and wait for the transaction to be confirmed.

  3. Open 0.json to check if the assets are received.