Mist Browser Introduction

Mist Browser Introduction

 

In simple term, Mist browser is user interface for Geth client. Geth is one the Ethereum client that is used to connect to Ethereum networks and it provide command line utility to do various functions. Mist browser provide user interface to perform similar functions that we perform using Geth client command line utility.

To download the mist browser, go to below link.

https://github.com/ethereum/mist/releases

Mist Browser Installer

Mist Browser Installer

 

Run the exe file and install the mist browser. Once you open the mist browser, it start connecting to peers/nodes and start downloading the blockchain data. Click on launch application link to launch the mist browser.

Once you open it, you can go to "Develop" menu bar and check the "Ethereum Node" option, that shows which version of Geth is being used.

Mist Browser Ethereum Node

Mist Browser Ethereum Node

You can go to "Network" option under "Develop" menu bar option to choose to which blockchain network you want to connect.

Mist Browser Network

Mist Browser Network

You see one more option "Sync mode" that show the mode that you would like to choose to connect with blockchain network.

Mist Browser Sync Mode

Mist Browser Sync Mode

You can also create accounts and develop smart contracts under wallet option as shown below. You can go over the video for more details.

Mist Browser Accounts

Mist Browser Accounts

 

 

Mist Browser Smart Contract

Mist Browser Smart Contract

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