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Friendly bitcoin API binding for Python.

bitcoin-python is a set of Python libraries that allows easy access to the Bitcoin peer-to-peer cryptocurrency client API.

This software is Open Source.


Documentation can be found here, or in the source archive. It is built using Sphinx:


The library can also be found in the Python package repository

This means that it can be installed using pip install bitcoin-python.

Project status

According to the PyPI page, bitcoin-python is not actively maintained. The page suggests using python-bitcoinlib instead, which offers far more features.

The PyPI page for bitcoin-python leaves open the opportunity for anyone to take up the maintainer role for bitcoin-python, if they contact the developer.

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