- Connect with the same wallets,
- Deploy the same smart contract source code,
- Use the same tooling, and more.
At launch, Canto's execution layer is EVM-equivalent. However, one practical difference that smart contract developers should bear in mind is Canto's faster block time.
Following the merge, Ethereum's block time is 12 seconds, whereas Canto EVM's block time is approximately 6 seconds.
Canto offers a testnet network for development and testing purposes. The testnet's chain ID is 740 and can be accessed with the following RPC:
To use the testnet faucet in the Canto Discord, start by locating the
#canto-testnet-faucetchannel. In this channel, begin typing
/driptestnetinto the chat bar. When you see the command appear above the chat bar, hit enter and paste in your wallet address. Finally, hit enter once more to send the command.