Pretty same question was asked here, but maybe there is a way to generate keys using ecdsa module in just a few lines of code?



import ecdsa
  • Thanks for answer! So, when I'm runnnig your code, I'm getting something like b'\xe9+\xf7\x97A\...... How can I convert it to a usual string? str() and .decode('utf-8') don't work :( Nov 10 '16 at 18:44
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    It's a bytes type. Interpreting it as ascii or as UTF-8 doesn't make any sense. Are you trying to convert to hex, or are you trying to print raw bytes to the terminal?
    – Nick ODell
    Nov 10 '16 at 18:51
  • Well, I mean that usually ECDSA private key looks like 18E14A7B6A307F426A94F8114701E7C8E774E7F9A47E2C2035DB29A206321725 according to this. So, how can I get an address which looks the same? Nov 10 '16 at 20:45
  • *a key which looks the same Nov 10 '16 at 21:00
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    Use binascii.hexlify(key.to_string()).decode('ascii').upper()
    – Nick ODell
    Nov 10 '16 at 22:53

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