Examples Quickstart

Create a Living Asset

In this page we explain how to use a simple script from our examples repository.

To follow this example you will need to have installed on your development machine:

  • GraphQLPlayground or any similar GraphQL IDE

  • The details for the Freeverse Universe already created for you by our onboarding team, along with the GraphQL endpoint URL - contact us if you do not yet have a universe.


As instructed in the Github Readme, after cloning into the project run

cd nodejs && npm ci

to setup the environment and install all relevant packages.

Creating an Asset

Navigate to the file nodejs/asset_create.js; open it and edit the first three variables to the universe owner credentials (private key, public address, universe id):

Feel free to modify the asset properties and metadata below, as you see fit, then save the file.

From a terminal, navigate to the nodejs folder and run

node asset_create.js

The command will output a GraphQL mutation with the signed query, in the correct format, to the terminal.

Sending the mutation

You may use any method to send this mutation to our GraphQL endpoint; though in this example we are using GraphQL playground. Open the editor and point it to the url provided. Paste the mutation directly into the left-hand panel of the ID and press the middle play button to send it. In the right-hand panel, you will see the ID of the newly created asset.

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