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No matter what kind of transaction you're making, it always follows the same rules: 1. Find the account nonce, get the transaction TTL (in blocks) 2. Make the transaction 3. Sign the transaction with a given network ID 4. Broadcast it to a node of your choosing

acc, err := aeternity.AccountFromHexString(senderPrivateKey)
if err != nil {
node := aeternity.NewNode("http://localhost:3013", false).WithAccount(acc)

Most parameters are set by modifying the variables in config.go in this manner: aeternity.Config.Client.Fee = big.NewInt(100000000000000)

When using the Helper methods in helpers.go, chores like getting the TTL, Account Nonce are done automatically. When using the Context methods in helpers.go, additional conveniences for AENS like Commitment ID calculation, Namehashing, are done for you. For a painless experience when building transactions, use the Context methods.

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    // create a Context for the address you're going to sign the transaction
    // with, and an aeternity node to talk to/query the address's nonce.
    ctx, node := aeternity.NewContextFromURL("http://localhost:3013", alice.Address, false)

    // create the SpendTransaction
    tx, err := ctx.SpendTx(alice.Address, bob.Address, *utils.NewIntFromUint64(10000), aeternity.Config.Client.Fee, []byte("Reason"))
    if err != nil {

    // optional: minimize the fee to save money!
    est, _ := tx.FeeEstimate()
    fmt.Println("Estimated vs Actual Fee:", est, tx.Fee)
    tx.Fee = *est

    signedTxStr, hash, signature, blockHeight, blockHash, err := aeternity.SignBroadcastWaitTransaction(tx, alice, node, aeternity.Config.Node.NetworkID, 10)