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Bitcoin address generation in pure python

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Bitcoin address generation can be split in 4 steps listed bellow: Generating a secure private key. Calculate the public key from the private key. Encode the public key as a bitcoin address. Encode the private key in the WIF format. Step 1: Generate ECDSA Keypair The very first step is to select a good and secure number, for this example we won’t use one, instead we will simply get the random from the system. Read More...