pyethapp is the python-based client implementing the Ethereum cryptoeconomic state machine. The python implementation aims to provide an easily hackable and extendable codebase.

pyethapp leverages two ethereum core components to implement the client:

  • pyethereum - the core library, featuring the blockchain, the ethereum virtual machine, mining
  • pydevp2p - the p2p networking library, featuring node discovery for and transport of multiple services over multiplexed and encrypted connections