[Ethereum] How to get a contract’s balance in Solidity


How do I get the balance of a contract with solidity?
I know geth has web3.eth.getBalance(), but that's to get the contract balance after it has been deployed.

Is there a standard way of doing this, or do I have to have a separate var that uint256 that keeps track of the total balance?

Best Answer

You can do this by calling address.balance. To get the contract's balance, just do this.balance. Read the docs.

Update: As of Solidity ^0.4.24, you need to do:


(Copied from answer by Paul Berg)

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