Ethereum Developer Tool Surpasses 3.5 Million Downloads

truffle 3.5 million downloads july 2020

A smart contracts development tool used by ethereum coders has reached more than 3.5 million total downloads, most of it in the past two years. Truffle, which is as easy for coders to get their hands on as npm install, is currently running at circa 120,000 downloads a month. They say this has “built-in smart contract compilation, linking, deployment and binary management [and] automated contract testing with Mocha and Chai,” among many other things. It is complemented by Ganache, which is literally your own blockchain running on your own computer like Localhost. Localhosting your own blockchain sounds so cool, we’re tempted to try it ourself. So these downloads are not necessarily all pro coders. In addition, it is 3.5 million devices at best, rather than individuals, and even then you might install the same package twice or if very unlucky maybe even ten times on the same device. But it…

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