Install ioctl cli

The most basic tool for an IoTeX developer to get started is ioctl: a command-line IoTeX client that can communicate with an IoTeX gateway node, allowing you to query and send actions to the blockchain.

ioctl is a powerful tool to interact with the IoTeX blockchain, and it also provides additional utility commands that can be used locally: we will see some of the basic commands that you need to get started with ioctl and the IoTeX Blockchain!

You can quickly download and install the latest release of ioctl by typing the following command in a terminal window:

Linux and macOS
Windows
Linux and macOS
curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/iotexproject/iotex-core/master/install-cli.sh | sh

Windows

Currently, ioctl is not supported on Windows systems.