eth_getBlockByNumber | Ronin

Ronin API method that returns information about a specific block in the blockchain by its number. The block number is a sequential identifier for each block in the blockchain.


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  • blockNumber — the number of the block. It can be a hexadecimal value or a predefined tag such as latest, earliest, or pending.
  • fullTransactionObjects — if set to true, returns the full transaction objects; if false, only the hashes of the transactions.


  • result — an object containing information about the block, such as the block number (number), the hash of the block (hash), the hash of the parent block (parentHash), and, depending on the fullTransactionObjects parameter, either a list of transaction hashes or a list of transaction objects.

Use case

The eth_getBlockByNumber method is useful for applications that need to retrieve information about blocks at specific points in the blockchain. For instance, a financial application might use this method to analyze transactions within a particular block to audit or reconcile financial records.

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