For beginners: Upload Audio Files onto the IOTA Tangle
The full article was originally published by Coinmonks on Medium. Read the full article here.
This article assumes you have Python installed on your machine (I used a Raspberry Pi). To install python and/or use a terminal refer to any of my previous articles.
Contact me if you are stuck. Also please let me know if you see anything that needs improvement.
1. Activate IOTA
To communicate with the IOTA tangle you need to install the PyOTA library (https://github.com/iotaledger/iota.lib.py):
sudo apt-get install libffi-dev (to avoid the error: “failed building wheel for cryptography”)
sudo pip install pyota[ccurl]
To test if the installation was successful (this will take around 10 minutes):
python setup.py test
2. Preparing the audio file to be uploaded
The result will look as follows: