Developer Resources

General Information and links

General Information

Block Size

Block Speed

Gas price

Patchset

Native token

Network ID

10,000,000 Gas

5 sec

1 GWei

St.Petersburg

xDai

100

Blockchain Explorer

BlockScout is the official blockchain explorer for the xDai Chain https://blockscout.com/poa/xdai

With BlockScout you can

  • view blocks, transactions, accounts, balances, token transfers

  • access blockchaindata via API

  • read and verify smart contracts

JSON RPC endpoints

There are endpoints provided by POA and Nodesmith. They are used to connect to the network.

POA RPC

URL

https://dai.poa.network

Network ID

100

Nodesmith RPC

Bridge Dai <> xDai

Bridge is required to move locked Dai from Ethereum and mint xDai on xDai Chain

You can access the bridge via:

Additional resources

Tutorial on how to use GasRelay in your Dapp by Portis. With a few lines of code, gas fees are shifted to DApp owners rather than users, creating an intuitive user experience. https://docs.portis.io/#/gas-relay

WebSockets Endpoint (can be useful to setup BlockScout for xDai) wss://dai-trace-ws.blockscout.com/ws

Archive Fullnode Endpoint (Useful for setting up BlockScout for xDai) https://dai-trace-ws.blockscout.com

Chain spec files and known bootnodes of the xDai network https://github.com/poanetwork/poa-chain-spec/tree/dai

Netstats, an overview of xDai Chain nodes http://dai-netstat.poa.network

DApps Deployed to xDai: Partial list of deployed DApps along with statistics and links: https://www.stateofthedapps.com/rankings/platform/xdai