This guide is for the contributors who want to contribute in the xchain library.


  1. Programming Language: Ensure you have the required programming language and its associated tools installed on your system. Most blockchain libraries are likely written in languages like JavaScript, and TypeScript.

  2. Version Control: Install Git on your system if you haven't already. You can download it from

  3. Make sure you have already installed Node (NPM) on your local machine. You can download it from here.

  4. Dependencies: Review the repository's documentation or README file for any specific dependencies required by the library.

Environment Setup

  1. Clone the Repository: Open a terminal or command prompt and use Git to clone the repository to your local machine. For example:

    git clone
  2. Navigate to the Directory: Move into the directory of the cloned repository:

    cd xchain-lib

Note: Some repositories might require building before use. Follow the instructions in the repository's README or documentation for how to build the library, if necessary.

Start and Test

Run provided tests to ensure everything is working as expected.

yarn build
yarn test

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