Algorand Auction Demo

This demo is an on-chain NFT auction using smart contracts on the Algorand blockchain.


The file auction/ provides a set of functions that can be used to create and interact with auctions. See that file for documentation.

Development Setup

This repo requires Python 3.6 or higher. We recommend you use a Python virtual environment to install the required dependencies.

Set up venv (one time):

  • python3 -m venv venv

Active venv:

  • . venv/bin/activate (if your shell is bash/zsh)
  • . venv/bin/ (if your shell is fish)

Install dependencies:

  • pip install -r requirements.txt

Run tests:

  • First, start an instance of sandbox (requires Docker): ./sandbox up nightly
  • pytest
  • When finished, the sandbox can be stopped with ./sandbox down

Format code:

  • black .


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