I'm trying to generate a testnet address. However, I tried to write this python program (using help of various online code places), and I created this program. The program is designed to take a 20 byte input and then turn that 20 bytes of data into an address by putting the version byte (
6f), the meat of the data (the 20 bytes being added into the code), and the checksum. However, it didn't work.
# *-* encoding: utf-8 *-* import hashlib, codecs, sys, base58, bytes, base64 def checksum(inPut): # Double SHA256 to get checksum sha256_nbpk = hashlib.sha256(inPut.encode()) sha256_nbpk_digest = sha256_nbpk.digest() sha256_2_nbpk = hashlib.sha256(sha256_nbpk_digest) sha256_2_nbpk_digest = sha256_2_nbpk.digest() sha256_2_hex = codecs.encode(sha256_2_nbpk_digest, 'hex') return (str(sha256_2_hex)[2:-1])[:8] x = "6f"+"64"*20 x += checksum(x) print(str(base58.b58encode(str(base64.b16decode(x.upper()))))[2:-1])