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avax-python Network Message Pipeline
Here's a short overview of the avax-python Avalanche message pipeline.
We've followed the reference Go implementation as closely as possible, but the Python code is still in ve...
avax-python Implementation Notes
Here you'll find a few implementation notes about avax-python. This is mainly targeted at developers who wish to work on the Python source code.
Python <- Go
Scrape AVAX network peers using avax-python
P2P networking is the single most important technical functionality in all cryptocurrency implementations. The decentralized nature of Bitcoin, AVAX, Ethereum and others requires ...
Bitcoin Blockchain SQL Schema for MySQL
This SQL schema was created for Crypto.BI Toolbox.
The same, or similar, SQL schema can be used by anyone exploring Bitcoin with the help of a MySQL RDBMS. Although we didn't ...
Bitcoin Blockchain to MySQL Insertion Tool
Crypto.BI Toolbox comes with a raw .dat block file to MySQL insertion tool called blocks_inserter.
To use it, first you'll need to generate the MySQL schema on your local serve...
Bitcoin Blockchain to MySQL ETL Tool
Crypto.BI Toolbox comes with an ETL tool that allows you to extract data from the block DAT files and import the blockchain into MySQL.
If you got the blocks directory configur...
Capturing Avalanche AVAX network traffic using avax-python
In this article we take a look at the avax-python network_listener.py utility and how to use it to snoop on Avalanche AVAX network traffic. tl;dr; If you’re in a hurry, here’s how to quickly start capturing Avalanche AVAX network traffic. avax-python requires the following libraries. If you get a missing library error message, then you […]
Generate AVAX addresses and keys from a mnemonic phrase in Python
ELI5 How AVAX validation works [Avalanche Protocol]
According to the Avalanche AVAX token distribution policy, almost 50% of all AVAX in existence will go towards validator rewards (see chart at the top). Since the Avalanche protocol burns all fees, the only source of inflation in the AVAX ecosystem is the validation reward. This presents a great opportunity for those who join the […]
Building the Haskell cardano-node on Linux
tl;dr; Jump straight to the build instructions The Details Looking forward to the Haskell mainnet, the next step in the Cardano project, I’ve begun exploring the cardano-node Haskell implementation. I find that exploring source code is much easier if you actually watch the program run for a while. So, the first thing a developer has […]
Concepts In This Page
AVAX is the cryptocurrency released in 2020 by Ava Labs.
The AVAX cryptocurrency is used for all transactions in the Avalanche network.
A Python library and utils for Avalanche AVAX.
Ticker symbol for the Avalanche AVAX cryptocurrency.
Avalanche is a consensus protocol introduced by Rocket Team in 2018.
It is an entirely new consensus protocol which builds upon classic consensus and Nakamoto consensus.
A set of technologies developed by Ava Labs, which forms the basis for the AVAX Avalanche ecosystem.
The fundamental data structure which powers distributed ledger technology (DLT). Bitcoin implemented the first successful cryptocurrency using a blockchain for its ledger storage system.
Crypto.bi Toolbox is a set of tools we use to read the Bitcoin blockchain to extract useful data from it.
ETL is an acronym for Extract Transform Load, a data loading procedure where information from one source is processed to be loaded on a new database.
MySQL is one of the most popular open source relational database management systems available.
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