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A contract example for, with use of provider get_logs and event decoding.
use anyhow::Result;
use ethers::{
utils::{Ganache, Solc},
use std::{convert::TryFrom, sync::Arc, time::Duration};
// Generate the type-safe contract bindings by providing the ABI
// definition in human readable format
function setValue(string)
function getValue() external view (string)
event ValueChanged(address indexed,string,string)
event_derives(serde::Deserialize, serde::Serialize)
pub async fn contract() -> Result<()> {
// 1. compile the contract (note this requires that you are inside the `ethers/examples` directory)
let compiled = Solc::new("./src/contracts/*")
let contract = compiled
.expect("could not find contract");
// 2. launch ganache
let ganache = Ganache::new().spawn();
// 3. instantiate our wallet
let wallet: LocalWallet = ganache.keys()[0].clone().into();
// 4. connect to the network
let provider =
let provider2 = provider.clone();
// 5. instantiate the client with the wallet
let client = SignerMiddleware::new(provider, wallet);
let client = Arc::new(client);
// 6. create a factory which will be used to deploy instances of the contract
let factory = ContractFactory::new(
// 7. deploy it with the constructor arguments
let contract = factory.deploy("initial value".to_string())?.send().await?;
// 8. get the contract's address
let addr = contract.address();
// 9. instantiate the contract
let contract = SimpleStorage::new(addr, client.clone());
// 10. call the `setValue` method
// (first `await` returns a PendingTransaction, second one waits for it to be mined)
let _receipt = contract.set_value("hi".to_owned()).send().await?.await?;
let event = "ValueChanged(address,string,string)";
let t0 = H256::from(keccak256(event.as_bytes()));
let filter = Filter::new()
let contract_logs = provider2
let topics = contract_logs[0].topics.clone();
let data = contract_logs[0].data.clone();
let decoded: (Address, String, String) = contract
.decode_event("ValueChanged", topics, data)
println!("{:?}", decoded);
// 11. get all events
let logs = contract
// 12. get the new value
let value = contract.get_value().call().await?;
println!("Value: {}. Logs: {}", value, serde_json::to_string(&logs)?);
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