UNICORN Binance WebSocket API
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An unofficial Python API to use the Binance Websocket API`s (com+testnet, com-margin+testnet, com-isolated_margin+testnet, com-futures+testnet, com-coin_futures, us, tr, jex, dex/chain+testnet) in a easy, fast, flexible, robust and fully-featured way.
Part of 'UNICORN Binance Suite'.
Create a multiplex websocket connection to Binance with a
stream_buffer with just 3 lines of code:
import unicorn_binance_websocket_api ubwa = unicorn_binance_websocket_api.BinanceWebSocketApiManager(exchange="binance.com") ubwa.create_stream(['trade', 'kline_1m'], ['btcusdt', 'bnbbtc', 'ethbtc'])
And 4 more lines to print the receives:
while True: oldest_data_from_stream_buffer = ubwa.pop_stream_data_from_stream_buffer() if oldest_data_from_stream_buffer: print(oldest_data_from_stream_buffer)
Or with a callback function just do:
from unicorn_binance_websocket_api.manager import BinanceWebSocketApiManager def process_new_receives(stream_data, stream_buffer_name=False): print(str(stream_data)) ubwa = BinanceWebSocketApiManager(exchange="binance.com") ubwa.create_stream(['trade', 'kline_1m'], ['btcusdt', 'bnbbtc', 'ethbtc'], process_stream_data=process_new_receives)
Basically that's it, but there are more options.
Convert received raw webstream data into well-formed Python dictionaries with UnicornFy:
unicorn_fied_stream_data = UnicornFy.binance_com_websocket(oldest_data_from_stream_buffer)
ubwa.create_stream(['trade'], ['btcusdt'], output="UnicornFy")
Subscribe / unsubscribe new markets and channels:
markets = ['engbtc', 'zileth'] channels = ['kline_5m', 'kline_15m', 'kline_30m', 'kline_1h', 'kline_12h', 'depth5'] ubwa.subscribe_to_stream(stream_id, channels=channels, markets=markets) ubwa.unsubscribe_from_stream(stream_id, markets=markets) ubwa.unsubscribe_from_stream(stream_id, channels=channels)
Get the right logger:
Discover even more possibilities or use this script to stream everything from "binance.com".
This should be known by everyone using this lib:
The Python package UNICORN Binance WebSocket API provides an API to the Binance Websocket API`s of Binance (+Testnet), Binance Margin (+Testnet), Binance Isolated Margin (+Testnet), Binance Futures (+Testnet), Binance COIN-M Futures, Binance US, Binance TR, Binance JEX, Binance DEX and Binance DEX Testnet and supports the streaming of all public streams like trade, kline, ticker, depth, bookTicker, forceOrder, compositeIndex and blockheight and also all private userData streams which needs to be used with a valid api_key and api_secret from the Binance Exchange www.binance.com, testnet.binance.vision, www.binance.us or www.jex.com - for the DEX you need a user address from www.binance.org or testnet.binance.org and you can get funds for the testnet.
Be aware that the Binance websocket API just offers to receive data. If you would like to set orders, withdraws and so on, you can use the UNICORN Binance REST API in combination.
What are the benefits of the UNICORN Binance WebSocket API?
- Fully managed websockets and 100% auto-reconnect! Also handles maintenance windows!
- Supported exchanges:
|Binance Margin Testnet||
|Binance Isolated Margin||
|Binance Isolated Margin Testnet||
|Binance USD-M Futures||
|Binance USD-M Futures Testnet||
|Binance Coin-M Futures||
|Binance DEX Testnet||
Streams are processing asynchronous/concurrent (Python asyncio) and each stream is started in a separate thread, so you dont need to deal with asyncio in your code!
Supports subscribe/unsubscribe on all exchanges! (Take a look to the max supported subscriptions per stream in the endpoint configuration overview!)
UNICORN Binance WebSocket API respects Binance's API guidelines and protects you from avoidable reconnects and bans.
Support for multiple private
!userDatastreams with different
Pick up the received data from the
stream_buffer- if you can not store your data in cause of a temporary technical issue, you can kick back the data to the
stream_bufferwhich stores the receives in the RAM till you are able to process the data in the normal way again. Learn more!
stream_buffersfor specific streams or users!
FIRST_RECEIVED_DATAsignals about the streams! Learn more!
Get the received data unchanged as received, as Python dictionary or converted with UnicornFy into well-formed Python dictionaries. Use the
create_stream()to control the output format.
Helpful management features like
wait_till_stream_has_started()and many more! Explore them here.
Monitor the status of the created
BinanceWebSocketApiManager()instance within your code with
get_monitoring_status_plain()and specific streams with
Nice to use with iPython: "IPython (Interactive Python) is a command shell for interactive computing that offers introspection, rich media, shell syntax, tab completion, and history." (example_interactive_mode.py)
Also nice to use with the Jupyter Notebook :)
Monitoring API service and a check_command for ICINGA/Nagios
Excessively tested on Linux, Mac and Windows
If you like the project, please it on GitHub!
This live demo script is streaming from binance.com!
(Refresh update once a minute!)
Installation and Upgrade
The module requires Python 3.7 or above, as it depends on Pythons latest asyncio features for asynchronous/concurrent processing.
The current dependencies are listed here.
If you run into errors during the installation take a look here.
A wheel and a source file of the latest release with
pip from PyPI
pip install unicorn-binance-websocket-api --upgrade
A conda package of the latest release with
conda from Anaconda via CONDA-FORGE.
conda install -c conda-forge unicorn-binance-websocket-api
conda update -c conda-forge unicorn-binance-websocket-api
From source of the latest release with PIP from Github
Linux, macOS, ...
Run in bash:
pip install https://github.com/LUCIT-Systems-and-Development/unicorn-binance-websocket-api/archive/$(curl -s https://api.github.com/repos/LUCIT-Systems-and-Development/unicorn-binance-websocket-api/releases/latest | grep -oP '"tag_name": "\K(.*)(?=")').tar.gz --upgrade
Use the below command with the version (such as 1.35.0) you determined here:
pip install https://github.com/LUCIT-Systems-and-Development/unicorn-binance-websocket-api/archive/1.35.0.tar.gz --upgrade
From the latest source (dev-stage) with PIP from Github
This is not a release version and can not be considered to be stable!
pip install https://github.com/LUCIT-Systems-and-Development/unicorn-binance-websocket-api/tarball/master --upgrade
Conda environment, Virtualenv or plain Python
Download the latest release or the current master branch and use:
- Howto: UNICORN Binance WebSocket API
- Howto: Monitoring UNICORN Binance WebSocket API Manager with ICINGA2
To receive notifications on available updates you can
the repository on GitHub, write your
or you use the
monitoring API service.
Follow us on Twitter or on Facebook for general news about the unicorn-binance-suite!
To receive news (like inspection windows/maintenance) about the Binance API`s subscribe to their telegram groups:
How to report Bugs or suggest Improvements?
List of planned features - click if you need one of them or suggest a new feature!
Before you report a bug, try the latest release. If the issue still exists, provide the error trace, OS and Python version and explain how to reproduce the error. A demo script is appreciated.
If you dont find an issue related to your topic, please open a new issue!
UNICORN Binance WebSocket API is an open source project which welcomes contributions which can be anything from simple documentation fixes and reporting dead links to new features. To contribute follow this guide.
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