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Getting started

Getting started #

To see Hermes-core working, you need to perform the following actions.

Installing or building Hermes-core #

You can build it manually from source, or install from the available package manager.

Languages #

Hermes-core is available on C, however, client side applications are implemented on C, Python and Go:

Platform Tutorial Code example
C core / C client Local CLI tutorial docs/examples/c/mid_hermes_low_level
C core / C client C tutorial docs/examples/c
C core / Python client Python tutorial docs/examples/python
C core / Go client Go tutorial docs/examples/go

Moreover, Hermes natively supports:

Server side Client side (languages)
Docker, VMs, GCP, AWS, Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, macOS iOS, Android, Java, Ruby, PHP, Python, Node.js, Go, Rust, C/C++

Availability #

Hermes itself supports the following architectures: x86x64, armv*, various Android architectures:

  • Debian (8, 9), CentOS 7, Ubuntu (14.04, 16.04, 18.04),
  • macOS (10.12 - 10.15, 11),
  • Android (6 - 12) / CyanogenMod 11+,
  • iOS (12 - 15),
  • Docker-containers, VMs.

Hermes-core has limited support, only x86/x64 platforms.

Running examples #

Usage examples describe how examples work and what are possible usages for Hermes-core.

High-level tutorials #

Consider checking out full tutorials to understand how to add and update blocks, grant READ and UPDATE access right for users, revoke access rights.

  • C tutorial, where both Hermes and client app are written in C.
  • Python tutorial, where Hermes app is C-based, but client code runs on Python.
  • Go tutorial, where Hermes app is C-based, but client code runs on Go.

The next steps #

As your next steps towards exploring Hermes-core, we advise you to: