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Used to query values related to the block plugin. These AppBase API methods are still under development and subject to change.

block_api.get_block

Retrieve a full, signed block of the referenced block, or null if no matching block was found.

Parameters:

block_num (int)  
1 Queries the very first block.
8675309 Queries block number 8,675,309.
62396745 Queries block number 62,396,745.
Query Parameters JSON
{"block_num": 0}
Expected Response JSON
{}
Example curl
curl -s --data '{"jsonrpc":"2.0", "method":"block_api.get_block", "params":{"block_num":1}, "id":1}' https://api.steemit.com
curl -s --data '{"jsonrpc":"2.0", "method":"block_api.get_block", "params":{"block_num":8675309}, "id":1}' https://api.steemit.com
curl -s --data '{"jsonrpc":"2.0", "method":"block_api.get_block", "params":{"block_num":62396745}, "id":1}' https://api.steemit.com

block_api.get_block_header

Retrieve a block header of the referenced block, or null if no matching block was found.

Parameters:

block_num (int)  
1 Queries the block headers for the very first block.
8675309 Queries block headers for block number 8,675,309.
62396745 Queries block headers for block number 62,396,745.
Query Parameters JSON
{"block_num": 0}
Expected Response JSON
{}
Example curl
curl -s --data '{"jsonrpc":"2.0", "method":"block_api.get_block_header", "params":{"block_num":1}, "id":1}' https://api.steemit.com
curl -s --data '{"jsonrpc":"2.0", "method":"block_api.get_block_header", "params":{"block_num":8675309}, "id":1}' https://api.steemit.com
curl -s --data '{"jsonrpc":"2.0", "method":"block_api.get_block_header", "params":{"block_num":62396745}, "id":1}' https://api.steemit.com