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The easiest way to integrate Bitcoin, Dogecoin and Litecoin in your applications. Sign up at for your API key.

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This Python package is the official reference client for the payments API. To use this, you will need the Dogecoin, Bitcoin, or Litecoin API key(s) from Go ahead, sign up :)

COMPATIBILITY: Please use Python 3.6+. Untested on Windows: ensure all tests pass before using this package regardless.


Using virtualenv is recommended when installing Python packages.

Install the package using pip3:

pip3 install block-io


It's super easy to get started. In your Python shell, do:

from block_io import BlockIo

block_io = BlockIo('API KEY', 'SECRET PIN', API_VERSION)

# print the account balance
print block_io.get_balance()

# print all addresses on this account
print block_io.get_my_addresses()

For more information, see Python API Docs. This Python client provides a mapping for all methods listed on the API site.


  1. Fork it ( )
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create a new Pull Request

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