An interactive shell and command-line interface for dai.js
$ npm install -g dai-shell $ dai COMMAND running command... $ dai (-v|--version|version) dai-shell/0.0.6 linux-x64 node-v10.15.0 $ dai --help [COMMAND] USAGE $ dai COMMAND ...
Next, you will want to configure dai-shell with an account. Run the
dai init command and
a helpful wizard will walk you through adding your credentials. Note that dai-cli has the
option to store the name of an environment variable to source your private key from. When you tell
dai-cli to use an environment variable it only saves the name of that variable to disk and not your actual private key.
dai init will also ask you for you infura API key. This value is written to disk.
Subsequent configuration changes can be made with the
dai config subcommand. Of special interest is the ability to add multiple accounts with the
dai config add subcommand and switch the default account with the
dai config switch [accountName] subcommand.
dai shell to start a shell connected to a chain. Note that this is a customized node.js REPL w/ special pre-populated variables and support for the
await keyword. All pre-populated variables are accessible from the
dai config addand with the current private key or mnemonic.
Here is an example shell session:
$ dai shell Connecting to kovan - https://kovan.infura.io/[REDACTED] dai> var cdp = await ctx.maker.openCdp() dai> var result = await cdp.lockEth(0.1, ctx.Maker.ETH) dai> result.receipt.blockNumber dai> result.receipt.transactionHash '0x49195e1dec124de3f3e98af40d499e33d14e73ddde5d56959ceb8981d7ae902a' dai> cdp = await ctx.maker.getCdp(cdp.id) dai> var v = await cdp.getCollateralValue() dai> v.toString() '0.10 ETH' dai> result = await cdp.drawDai(5, ctx.Maker.DAI) dai> var r = await cdp.getCollateralizationRatio() dai> r 3.0606
Copyright 2019 Bryan W. Berry, MIT license