Step 1: Select a Node
Select your Algorand node from your list of Blockdamon nodes
Step 2: Node Info
Copy the node URL
(from your dashboard actions menu - lower right in your dashboard, Actions>connect)
Step 3: Read the documentation
The Algorand REST API is available for this node. The most current documentation is available from Algorand here: https://developer.algorand.org/docs/algod-rest-paths
How to Utilize teh Algorand Testnet Important Note: The Key Management API is not exposed on this shared node.
You may also access a sample Go SDK for Algorand at: https://github.com/algorand/go-algorand-sdk
You may import this SDK and use it to build applications that explore the Algorand blockchain.
For additional articles, see our Algorand knowledge base.
How to utilize the Algorand Testnet
Step 4: Use the REST API
From a command line, you may use the REST API calls in the Algorand documentation and connect using the following pattern:
curl https://algorand-testnet.bdnodes.net/v1/status?auth=[your auth token] -H "X-Algo-API-Token: 6a502bc719407612b85e41b4f12c0522941d17d5d9e1c556b1959c065430c1ac"