Published on April 19th, 2017 | by bitcoin0
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Bit is Python’s fastest
Bitcoin library and was designed from the beginning to feel intuitive, be
effortless to use, and have readable source code.
Bit is so easy to use, in fact, you can do this:
>>> from bit import Key
>>> my_key = Key(…)
>>> # Let’s donate!
>>> outputs = [
>>> # Wikileaks
>>> (‘1HB5XMLmzFVj8ALj6mfBsbifRoD4miY36v’, 0.0035, ‘btc’),
>>> # Internet Archive
>>> (‘1Archive1n2C579dMsAu3iC6tWzuQJz8dN’, 190, ‘jpy’),
>>> # The Pirate Bay
>>> (‘129TQVAroeehD9fZpzK51NdZGQT4TqifbG’, 3, ‘eur’),
>>> # xkcd
>>> (’14Tr4HaKkKuC1Lmpr2YMAuYVZRWqAdRTcr’, 2.5, ‘cad’)
Here is the transaction https://blockchain.info/tx/9f59f5c6757ec46fdc7440acbeb3920e614c8d1d247ac174eb6781b832710c1c.
Bit is distributed on PyPI as a universal wheel and is available on Linux/macOS
and Windows and supports Python 3.5+ and PyPy3.5-v5.7.1+.
$ pip install bit
Docs are hosted by Github Pages and are automatically built and published
by Travis after every successful commit to Bit’s master branch.