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BitcoinPython

Bitcoin Cash Python library

BitcoinPython version Python Versions Build status Code Coverage MIT license

Quickstart

BitcoinPython is so easy to use, in fact, you can do this:

>>> from bitcoinpython import Key
>>>
>>> k = Key()
>>> k.address
'bitcoincash:qp0hamw9rpyllkmvd8047w9em3yt9fytsunyhutucx'
>>>
>>> k.get_balance('usd')
'2'
>>>
>>> # Let's donate a dollar to CoinSpice.io
>>> outputs = [
>>>     ('bitcoincash:qz69e5y8yrtujhsyht7q9xq5zhu4mrklmv0ap7tq5f', 1, 'usd'),
>>>     # you can add more recipients here
>>> ]
>>>
>>> k.send(outputs)
'6aea7b1c687d976644a430a87e34c93a8a7fd52d77c30e9cc247fc8228b749ff'

Done Here is the transaction:
https://explorer.bitcoin.com/bch/tx/6aea7b1c687d976644a430a87e34c93a8a7fd52d77c30e9cc247fc8228b749ff

Features

  • Python's fastest available implementation (100x faster than closest library)
  • Seamless integration with existing server setups
  • Supports keys in cold storage
  • Fully supports 25 different currencies
  • First class support for storing data in the blockchain
  • Deterministic signatures via RFC 6979
  • Exchange rate API, with optional caching
  • Optimal transaction fee API, with optional caching
  • Compressed public keys by default
  • Multiple representations of private keys; WIF, PEM, DER, etc.
  • Standard P2PKH transactions

Installation

BitcoinPython is distributed on PyPI and is available on Linux/macOS and Windows with Python 3.5+

$ pip3 install bitcoinpython

Credits

Forked from Ofek's Bit and Teran McKinney's bitcash