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A nodejs implementation of the Holochain conductor API.

Conductor API documentation

Holochain's conductor API is under active development. This node module tracks that development fairly closely but sometimes gets behind.


To install from NPM, run

npm install --save-exact @holochain/conductor-api

Note, this code is still under alpha development and npm releases are pre-releases with dev tags meaning they will not use full semantic versioning, and you may wish to lock to an exact version of the library for that reason, as shown in the above command.

Sample usage

Use AdminWebsocket

  const admin = await AdminWebsocket.connect(`http://localhost:8000`, TIMEOUT)
  await admin.generateAgentPubKey()

Use AppWebsocket

  const signalCb = (signal: AppSignal) => {
    // impl...

  const TIMEOUT = 12000
  // default timeout is set to 12000
  const client = await AppWebsocket.connect(`http://localhost:${appPort}`, 12000, signalCb)

  // default timeout set here (30000) will overwrite the defaultTimeout(12000) set above
  await client.callZome({
   cap: null,
   zome_name: "test_zome",
   fn_name: 'test_emitter_fn',
   provenance: fakeAgentPubKey('TODO'),
   payload: null,
  }, 30000)

API Reference

See docs/

Holochain Compatibility

This version of holochain-conductor-api is currently working with

If updating this code, please make changes to the git rev/sha above. (You can get this from hn-introspect after updating the holonix-hash)

Running tests

You need a version (stable toolchain) of Rust available.

You need holochain and hc on your path, best to get them from nix with nix-shell

To perform the pre-requisite DNA compilation steps, and run the nodejs test, run:



Holochain is an open source project. We welcome all sorts of participation and are actively working on increasing surface area to accept it. Please see our contributing guidelines for our general practices and protocols on participating in the community, as well as specific expectations around things like code formatting, testing practices, continuous integration, etc.

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License: CAL 1.0

Copyright (C) 2020-2021, Holochain Foundation

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the license provided in the LICENSE file (CAL-1.0). This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.




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