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event index

Kathmandu Tezos protocol upgrade has introduced contract events, a new way to interact with smart contracts. This index allows indexing events using strictly typed payloads. From the developer's perspective, it's similar to the big_map index with a few differences.

An example below is artificial since no known contracts in mainnet are currently using events.

        contract: events_contract
        tag: move
      - callback: on_roll_event
        contract: events_contract
        tag: roll
      - callback: on_other_event
        contract: events_contract

Unlike big maps, contracts may introduce new event tags and payloads at any time, so the index must be updated accordingly.

async def on_move_event(
    ctx: HandlerContext,
    event: Event[MovePayload],
) -> None:
    ...

Each contract can have a fallback handler called for all unknown events so you can process untyped data.

async def on_other_event(
    ctx: HandlerContext,
    event: UnknownEvent,
) -> None:
    ...