remixd is a tool that intend to be used with Remix IDE (aka. Browser-Solidity). It allows a websocket connection between
Remix IDE (web application) and the local computer.
Practically Remix IDE makes available a folder shared by
More details are explained in this tutorial.
remixd can be used to setup a development environment that can be used with other popular frameworks like Embark, Truffle, Ganache, etc..
npm install -g @remix-project/remixd
Usage: remixd -s <shared folder> --remix-ide https://remix.ethereum.org Provide a two-way connection between the local computer and Remix IDE. Options: --remix-ide <url> URL of remix instance allowed to connect to this web sockect connection -s, --shared-folder <path> Folder to share with Remix IDE --read-only Treat shared folder as read-only (experimental) -h, --help output usage information
SHARE A FOLDER
remixd -s <absolute-path> --remix-ide https://remix.ethereum.org
The current user should have
read/write access to the folder (at least
It is important to notice that changes made to the current file in
Remix IDE are automatically saved to the local computer every 5000 ms. There is no
Save action. But the
Ctrl-Z (undo) can be used.
- No copy of the shared folder are kept in the browser storage.
- It is not possible to create a file from
Remix IDE(that might change).
- If a folder does not contain any file, the folder will not be displayed in the explorer (that might change).
- Symbolic links are not forwarded to Remix IDE.