eth_sendTransaction

Creates new message call transaction or a contract creation.

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Description

Creates new message call transaction or a contract creation, if the data field contains code, and signs it using the account specified in from.

Parameters

  1. Object - The transaction object
    • from: DATA, 20 Bytes - The address the transaction is sent from.
    • to: DATA, 20 Bytes - (optional when creating new contract) The address the transaction is directed to.
    • gas: QUANTITY - (optional, default: 90000) Integer of the gas provided for the transaction execution. It will return unused gas.
    • gasPrice: QUANTITY - (optional, default: To-Be-Determined) Integer of the gasPrice used for each paid gas.
    • value: QUANTITY - (optional) Integer of the value sent with this transaction.
    • input: DATA - The compiled code of a contract OR the hash of the invoked method signature and encoded parameters.
    • nonce: QUANTITY - (optional) Integer of a nonce. This allows to overwrite your own pending transactions that use the same nonce.
params: [  
  {  
    from: "0xb60e8dd61c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f07233155",  
    to: "0xd46e8dd67c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f07244567",  
    gas: "0x76c0", // 30400  
    gasPrice: "0x9184e72a000", // 10000000000000  
    value: "0x9184e72a", // 2441406250  
    input:  
      "0xd46e8dd67c5d32be8d46e8dd67c5d32be8058bb8eb970870f072445675058bb8eb970870f072445675",  
  },  
]

Returns

DATA, 32 Bytes - the transaction hash, or the zero hash if the transaction is not yet available.

Use eth_getTransactionReceipt to get the contract address, after the transaction was mined, when you created a contract.

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