The back-end websocket server for wowlet.
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Back-end websocket server for wowlet.

  • Quart web framework, Py3 asyncio
  • Redis

See also the environment variables WOWLET_COIN_NAME, WOWLET_COIN_SYMBOL, etc. in


This websocket server has several scheduled recurring tasks:

  • Fetch latest blockheight from various block explorers
  • Fetch crypto/fiat exchange rates
  • Fetch latest Reddit posts
  • Fetch funding proposals
  • Check status of RPC nodes (data/nodes.json)

When Wowlet (the wallet application) starts up, it will connect to this websocket server and receive the information listed above which is necessary for normal operation.

See wowlet_backend.tasks.* for the various tasks.


Requires Python 3.7 and higher.

virtualenv -p /usr/bin/python3 venv
source venv/bin/activate
pip install -r requirements.txt

export WOWLET_DEBUG=true

Note that is meant as a development server. For production, use with something like hypercorn.


In production you may run via docker;

docker-compose up

Will bind on Modify docker-compose.yml if necessary.