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Trying to create a bitcoin based webapp in python which takes BTC deposits. How would I use pybitcointools to implement this?

Trying to create a bitcoin based webapp in python which takes BTC deposits (New to Bitcoin in general, but want to get involved). Although I would preferably want to use a different address for each ...
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python-bitcoinlib | Create Private Keys, Public Keys and Addresses - How to Do It?

I'm trying to use the python-bitcoinlib library but its docs aren't entirely clear to me. I'm a programmer but quite new to Python, and not very versed in the Bitcoin protocol. What's the process, ...
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open source server for bitcoin wallet [closed]

For my simple bitcoin wallet, I use the blockcypher.com api. There is a problem due to the limitation of the number of requests for api, so I need to make my "api blockcypher.com", which would be ...
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What is “Rate” on crypto exchange?

I use bittrex api and python for trading. I am interesting about lowest Ask and highest Bid prices on the pair. In this example: I want to sell XRP on 0.00008215 price and on 0.00008245 What ...
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How to generate Electrum address with pybitcointools

I want to create a payment service where I want to be able to charge each client according to its invoice. I picked Electrum as my underlying wallet and pybitcontools as my Python interface. I would ...
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How to recover wallet by importing private key on testnet?

I want to test the functionality of wallet recovery via private key import on the testnet. Preferably thru an online service. I only want to test the functionality so that I can verify that it's ...
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Python code to vb.net (2012) - help me to eliminate the errors

I wanted to convert the following bitcoin mining python code to VB.net (2012) and I tried to convert it's functionality, but it throws some errors and I'm stuck as I even can't get the resulting value ...
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Is it possible to deploy a python script on Ethereum Virtual Network or NEO? [closed]

Is it possible to deploy a python script as a dApp on the Ethereum or NEO virtual network?
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Where can I learn how to build a blockchain from scratch? [closed]

I am a newby programmer, I am learning python and objective C and I want to learn how to build a blockchain from the beginning. Are there any resources that could help me.
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Dogecoin Scrypt mining hashes python [closed]

I know making a miner in python is inefficient and unprofitable, however I would like to do it as an experiment. What exactly is the code to generate a Dogecoin Scrypt mining hash in python? For ...
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Strange re-connection problem with python-bitcoinrpc

I am using https://github.com/jgarzik/python-bitcoinrpc to access the bitcoin core rpc. I have found a very strange re-connection problem. from bitcoinrpc.authproxy import AuthServiceProxy, ...
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binascii.Error: Odd-length string for Python Implementation of Bitcoin

https://gist.github.com/vivosmith/f0e692d9aedbc39ec8d3eb4651bc107c I was trying to implement this video in Python 3 But the issue is that, it was implemented in Python 2 So I tried to implement ...
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Alternative to Python pip bitcoin

This Python pip package https://pypi.org/project/bitcoin/ was originally developed by Vitalik Buterin (that Ethereum guy) but is no longer maintained. Is there any alternative equivalent pip package ...
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Retrieve number of OP-RETURN transaction

Is there a possible way to extract the bitcoin transaction protocoll with Python and extract specifically OP RETURN transaction? I want to plot the number of those over the course of time to derive ...
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Is there a Python or SageMath implementation for solving the ECDL problem for small secret multiplier?

I am looking for a Python script or SageMath code implementation for testing the Baby Step - Giant Stepand Pollard Rhoalgorithms on the secp256k1 curve. I have read that these algorithms are well ...
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Checking external bitcoin address balances via JSON-RPC API

I'm using bitcoin core json-rpc api in python and am wondering why... getreceivedbyaddress() ...doesn't allow me to specify an address that isn't in my local wallet? The whole blockchain is open, ...
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submitblock to btc-core fails to decode

I'm trying to create a little mining-script that connects over rpc to bitcoin core. I have problems following the documentation and all attempts to create a valid block (with dummy-nonce for testing) ...
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These testnet outputs are not making sense to me

Today I took some time to mess around with the bit Python library, which I find pretty easy to use. I have been wanting to do some Bitcoin programming for a while, so I decided to create a simple web ...
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What are the web3py equivalent for communicating with bitcoin in Python?

I am fairly new to working with Python, I have a requirement where I need to perform some basic bitcoin operations on my local system rather than relying on some external API's, those function mainly ...
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How to get the block hash in the chainstate leveldb?

From this link What are the keys used in the blockchain levelDB (ie what are the key:value pairs)?, to get the block hash I use the obfuscation key and xor it with the result I get from the db. So I ...
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Blockchain.info block explorer help

Using the python blockchain.info client When I attempt to get blocks and print the result I get this output: <blockchain.blockexplorer.SimpleBlock object at 0x103c6b208> How can I access the ...
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How do I use an issued API key in my python 3 script to bypass the request limiter?

I got an API key from blockchain.info to bypass the request limiter, but I don't know how to use it and I can't find any relevant info online. url = "https://blockchain.info/rawblock/" + str(s) ...
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How exactly do I decode the block file info in leveldb?

Base on the links https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/fcbc8bfa6d10cac4f16699d6e6e68fb6eb98acd0/src/main.h#L392 and What are the keys used in the blockchain levelDB (ie what are the key:value ...
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Read an XPUB list of transactions to Python using my own node [closed]

Anyone familiar with a Python library that can get a list of all transactions under an XPUB but by connecting to a Bitcoin node through RPC?
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How to parse values in block index leveldb?

So I'm trying to read the block files with Python. From this link, What are the keys used in the blockchain levelDB (ie what are the key:value pairs)?, it tells you how to access the files with ...
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broadcasting error for raw bitcoin transaction testnet

I am trying to create a raw transaction and send it to the testnet. I am using testnet keys and here is the simplified readable output from my script: decoded private key: ...
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How can I generate a bitcoin address offline in Python?

I am new to python and bitcoin so please bear with my question. I want to integrate bitcoin as a payment method in my platform, I want to use 3rd party api service for sending transactions to block-...
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Bitcoin RPC connection

I am trying to insert bitcoin transactions into MongoDB using python3. Below is my code : import pymongo import sys import json import time from bitcoinrpc.authproxy import AuthServiceProxy, ...
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Question about Python library coincurve/libsecp256k

I am a noob with cryptography, just trying to learn using python and the library Coincurve ( https://github.com/ofek/coincurve ) which is a mature Python binding for libsecp256k1. The following code ...
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Python - Querying bitcoin's block header using leveldb

I am facing a stupid problem. I am trying to read bitcoin/blocks/index leveldb using plyvel. I've set up a regtest and i know there is a block with the hash : ...
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How do I get the value of a btc address transaction with pybitcoin tools?

Lets say that I execute the code below when the user accesses the deposit page. my_private_key = random_key() my_public_key = privtopub(my_private_key) my_address = pubtoaddr(my_public_key) And I ...
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Get Bitcoin Wallet balance with Python

On a tutorial in Youtube it uses pybitcointools. Upon searching it's github repository, I have found that it was not maintained anymore. Are there any alternative to this library which can get wallet ...
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Why getinfo() and listchannels() inactive channel count differs?

I have strange results comparing node information outputs between getinfo() and listchannels() calls. Maybe someone has thoughts what is wrong (with my trivial code or with c-lightning itself): chans ...
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How to read each bitcoin block by python

I need to read all Bitcoin transactions from the first one until now and extract all Bitcoin addresses for further analyses Any idea how to do it in Python?
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Pycoin: How to sign SegWit transaction via Pycoin?

My target is to make transaction with unspent transaction outputs(UTXOS). The information of UTXOs is as follow. [ { "pt_idx": 0, "subaccount": 37, "ga_asset_id": 1, "value": "...
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Create a transaction spendable in a specific block height

I am new in Bitcoin and I try to create an address in Bitcoind and send a transaction that the amount will be spendable in a specific height of the blockchain. Here is what I have done: privateKey = ...
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Altcoin - genesis block - TypeError: __init__() takes exactly 2 arguments (3 given)

I'm trying to use the genesis script from innova to generate a genesis block of Xevan_hash https://github.com/innovacoin/GenesisH0/blob/master/genesis.py I'm using these parameters: python genesis....
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How to sign bitcoin raw transactions with Python offline

I have a raw bitcoin transaction created using createrawtransaction unsigned_tx = "...
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Why future Bitcoin Core release shouldn't be in python?

Python offers various advantages including simplified rules of coding and ease of readability. It offers OOP, cross platform compatibility and has numerous libraries that have been added over time. It ...
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Bitcoin walletnotify doesn't pass the txid as %s

Thoroughly searched this online but haven't found an answer yet. Basically I'm using the below line in my conf file: walletnotify=C:\pathname\filename.py %s It is supposed to run my python file ...
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How to generate public and private key pairs from the 12 seed words in python

I basically followed the instructions here How to generate mycelium addresses from the 12 words in python So my code is similar: from bip32utils import BIP32Key from bip32utils import BIP32_HARDEN ...
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A complete bitcoin implementation in Python?

I recently became aware that python-bitcoinlib is not a full bitcoin node implementation, but rather a set of tools to work with bitcoin-core cpp. I would like to know whether there are some ...
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How can I connect to my own bitcoind node via json-rpc calls from python3 (or Django)? I'm using Windows 10

Context: I'm using bitcoind on Windows 10 and am able to operate it from bitcoin-cli already. Just want to do it programmatically from python3. Bitcoin wiki says python-jsonrpc is for old versions ...
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python-bitcoinrpc: modulenotfounderror no module named 'bitcoinrpc'

I'm running bitcoind/ bitcoind -regtest on Windows 10 and am already able to use bitcoin-cli -regtest along with json-rpc methods to perform basic operations and get balances etc. When I try to do ...
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bitcoin.rpc python library problem

I am working through Master Bitcoin. I got the bitcoin client up and running. I am now trying to access the client from python. In the example, there is a line that says from bitcoin.rpc import ...
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SHA256 hash generating python

Can somebody give me complete python code that outputs a valid and random sha256 mining hash using python? I know bitcoin with a laptop is incredibly unprofitable, especially with python, I am just ...
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Fastest way to generate millions of public keys from private keys (Python/C#)

I have run into a problem when trying to generate public keys from my mnemonics via privatekeys. The mnemonic -> privkey is fairly fast. Although when deriving the m/44./0./0./0/0 public adress it ...
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Mining Block header bit reversing

While trying to understand the mining process and checking in python..... i am puzzled with which info from/to pool are in Little Endian, which one needs reversing in building the block header + ...
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examples of using pycoin in python script

Im attempting to create a python script/app that creates and holds its own funds for trading btc and alts. I cant find any examples of how to use pycoin as anything other than a command line tool. ...
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getrawtransaction not working for 0th BTC block transaction

I am trying to insert BTC blocks and transactions in MONGODB collection from count 0 using Python3. getrawtransaction is giving output for block 1 but not for block 0. Can somebody help me why this ...