Reference client for Bitmessage: a P2P encrypted decentralised communication protocol:
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# This is an example of how to connect to and use the Bitmessage API.
# See
import xmlrpclib
import json
import time
if __name__ == '__main__':
api = xmlrpclib.ServerProxy("http://bradley:password@localhost:8442/")
print 'Let\'s test the API first.'
inputstr1 = "hello"
inputstr2 = "world"
print api.helloWorld(inputstr1, inputstr2)
print api.add(2,3)
print 'Let\'s set the status bar message.'
print api.statusBar("new status bar message")
print 'Let\'s list our addresses:'
print api.listAddresses()
print 'Let\'s list our address again, but this time let\'s parse the json data into a Python data structure:'
jsonAddresses = json.loads(api.listAddresses())
print jsonAddresses
print 'Now that we have our address data in a nice Python data structure, let\'s look at the first address (index 0) and print its label:'
print jsonAddresses['addresses'][0]['label']
print 'Uncomment the next two lines to create a new random address with a slightly higher difficulty setting than normal.'
#addressLabel = 'new address label'.encode('base64')
#print api.createRandomAddress(addressLabel,False,1.05,1.1111)
print 'Uncomment these next four lines to create new deterministic addresses.'
#passphrase = 'asdfasdfqwser'.encode('base64')
#jsonDeterministicAddresses = api.createDeterministicAddresses(passphrase, 2, 4, 1, False)
#print jsonDeterministicAddresses
#print json.loads(jsonDeterministicAddresses)
#print 'Uncomment this next line to print the first deterministic address that would be generated with the given passphrase. This will Not add it to the Bitmessage interface or the keys.dat file.'
#print api.getDeterministicAddress('asdfasdfqwser'.encode('base64'),4,1)
#print 'Uncomment this line to subscribe to an address. (You must use your own address, this one is invalid).'
#print api.addSubscription('2D94G5d8yp237GGqAheoecBYpdehdT3dha','test sub'.encode('base64'))
#print 'Uncomment this line to unsubscribe from an address.'
#print api.deleteSubscription('2D94G5d8yp237GGqAheoecBYpdehdT3dha')
print 'Let\'s now print all of our inbox messages:'
print api.getAllInboxMessages()
inboxMessages = json.loads(api.getAllInboxMessages())
print inboxMessages
print 'Uncomment this next line to decode the actual message data in the first message:'
#print inboxMessages['inboxMessages'][0]['message'].decode('base64')
print 'Uncomment this next line in the code to delete a message'
#print api.trashMessage('584e5826947242a82cb883c8b39ac4a14959f14c228c0fbe6399f73e2cba5b59')
print 'Uncomment these lines to send a message. The example addresses are invalid; you will have to put your own in.'
#subject = 'subject!'.encode('base64')
#message = 'Hello, this is the message'.encode('base64')
#ackData = api.sendMessage('BM-Gtsm7PUabZecs3qTeXbNPmqx3xtHCSXF', 'BM-2DCutnUZG16WiW3mdAm66jJUSCUv88xLgS', subject,message)
#print 'The ackData is:', ackData
#while True:
# time.sleep(2)
# print 'Current status:', api.getStatus(ackData)
print 'Uncomment these lines to send a broadcast. The example address is invalid; you will have to put your own in.'
#subject = 'subject within broadcast'.encode('base64')
#message = 'Hello, this is the message within a broadcast.'.encode('base64')
#print api.sendBroadcast('BM-onf6V1RELPgeNN6xw9yhpAiNiRexSRD4e', subject,message)