How can you check if a local node is running properly?

I am running a Cardano node using docker, on the testnet, and now I need to check if it works properly and accepts cardano-cli arguments like querying and what not. Is there a convenient way to do it? ....

Henry Henry: 13 May 2022


Why do we need parameterized contracts? Can't we just use datum?

While writing validation as: mkValidator :: SomeContractParam -> SomeDatum -> () -> ScriptContext -> Bool Could't we pass the same thing to Datum instead of using Contract Parameter? ....

Noah Noah: 09 May 2022


When will fees be finalized on the Alonzo testnet to reflect mainnet experience? Will it be on Sep 1?

I noticed the fees being shown to the Alonzo testnet users haven't been representative. It was mentioned on Aug Cardano 360 it is being finalized. Will it be implemented right out of the gate on 1 September with the public testnet release? ....

Henry Henry: 08 May 2022


Should I transfer my ADA to the latest wallet when a new era become available?

I haven't been part of a new Era change but when a new era become avaiable, should I transfer my ADA to the latest wallet? i.e. from a Shelley to a Goguen wallet. What is the process that I should perform and risks involved? What happen if I don't do ....

Benjamin Benjamin: 06 May 2022


How to convert BuiltinData to BuiltinString?

Since I just started to write Plutus code, I want to make some tests of Plutus. For example, I'd like to know what exactly my redeemer :: BuiltinData value is. However I can't convert BuiltinData to BuiltinString which means I can't use trace :: BuiltinString -> a -> a to ....

Olivia Olivia: 02 May 2022


Using cardano-cli with a Daedalus wallet

I want to be able to use a wallet that I have on Daedalus, but to mint some tokens. The README on cardano-cli is outdated, and obviously not working and couldn't find an up-to-date instructions to import mnemonic seed using cardano-cli. From Recovering a Daedalus wallet For various reasons ....

Sophia Sophia: 30 April 2022


Would anyone respond / share who is working in the real estate space with Cardano?

Who is working within real estate on blockchain, and especially within ADA/Cardano? ....

Evelyn Evelyn: 29 April 2022


Can two-factor authentication (2FA) be added to the Daedalus and Yoroi wallets?

I would like to ask if it is possible to implement 2FA at the wallets of cardano for increased security. As I see it we like to attract people from developing world they don't have access to hardware wallets and definitely the price of them isn't helping. So is it ....

Sophia Sophia: 24 April 2022


What are oracle services going to look like on Cardano?

Can we expect an effort from IOHK to implement oracle services? Or should this be community driven? ....

Mia Mia: 23 April 2022


Does Marlowe Run have the capability to mint NFTs?

I know the easiest way is to mint via or but if I want to mint it on my own, is minting in the Terminal the only option? I was wondering if Marlowe Run has the feature to mint NFTs in addition to creating smart contracts. ....

Oliver Oliver: 14 April 2022