Blockchain API library (Python, v1)
An official Python module for interacting with the Blockchain.info API. Compatible with both Python 2 and Python 3.
Installation via pip:
$ pip install blockchain
$ git clone https://github.com/blockchain/api-v1-client-python $ cd api-v1-client-python $ python setup.py install
The module consists of the following sub-modules:
The main module is called
In order to use
wallet you need to run an instance of service-my-wallet-v3.
All functions may raise exceptions caused by incorrectly passed parameters or other problems. If a call is rejected server-side, the
APIException exception will be raised.
It is possible to set arbitrary connection timeouts.
from blockchain import util util.TIMEOUT = 5 #time out after 5 seconds
Request limits and API keys
In order to prevent abuse some API methods require an API key approved with some basic contact information and a description of its intended use. Please request an API key here.
The same API key can be used to bypass the request limiter.