Mastering our final iteration – bitcoin_address_lookup.py

In the final iteration, we'll write the output of our script to a CSV file rather than the console. This allows examiners to quickly filter and sort data in a manner conducive to analysis.

On line 4, we've imported the csv module that's a part of the standard library. Writing to a CSV file is fairly simple compared with other output formats, and most examiners are very comfortable with manipulating spreadsheets.

As mentioned previously in this chapter, in this final iteration of our script, we've added the necessary logic to detect whether Python 2 or Python 3 is being used to call the script. Depending on the version of Python, the appropriate urllib or urllib2 functions are imported ...

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