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Nano (RaiBlocks) Python RPC client for rai_node

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This library contains a python wrapper for the Nano (RaiBlocks) RPC server which tries to make it a little easier to work with by converting RPC responses to native python ones and exposing a pythonic api for making RPC calls.

Also included are utilities such as converting rai/xrb and interesting accounts


pip install nano-python

RPC client

You can browse the available RPC methods list or check the RPC Client API documentation for examples of usage.


The RPC client DOES NOT handle timeouts or retries automatically since this could lead to unwanted retries of requests causing double spends. Keep this in mind when implementing retries.

When using version 10.0 of the RPC node, use the send id when making spends as described at

>>> import nano
>>> rpc = nano.rpc.Client('http://localhost:7076')
>>> rpc.version()
    'rpc_version': 1,
    'store_version': 10,
    'node_vendor': 'RaiBlocks 9.0'
>>> rpc.peers()
    '[::ffff:]:7075': 4,
    '[::ffff:]:1032': 4


>>> from nano import convert
>>> convert(12, from_unit='XRB', to_unit='raw')

>>> convert(0.4, from_unit='krai', to_unit='XRB')
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
ValueError: float values can lead to unexpected
precision loss, please use a Decimal or string
eg. convert('0.4', 'krai', 'XRB')

>>> convert('0.4', from_unit='krai', to_unit='XRB')

Known Accounts / Constants

>>> from nano import GENESIS_BLOCK_HASH
>>> from nano import KNOWN_ACCOUNT_IDS
>>> KNOWN_ACCOUNT_IDS['xrb_1ipx847tk8o46pwxt5qjdbncjqcbwcc1rrmqnkztrfjy5k7z4imsrata9est']
'Developer Fund'
>>> from nano import KNOWN_ACCOUNT_NAMES



virtualenv venv
source venv/bin/activate
pip install -r requirements.pip -r requirements-dev.pip
python develop

Running tests

# regular

# coverage

Building docs

cd docs

# generate once
make html

# live building
make live

Making a release

vim CHANGELOG.rst # update changes

bumpversion [major|minor|patch]

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