Ethane is an open source Web3 client written in Rust with simplicity in mind. Essentially, it opens a doorway to the Ethereum blockchain, thus enabling the user to call smart contracts deployed there. Originally, it was maintained by th4s, and since our company, ZGEN, needed a tool like this, we started adding more and more features to it. This post is about Ethane, and how it was ported to a Wasm NPM package in order to communicate with the Ethereum network from NodeJS, with Rust running under the hood.

Allow us tohave a little intermezzo here to quickly introduce Wasm…

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