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Welcome to the Cardano World Repository

Cardano is a decentralized third-generation proof-of-stake blockchain platform and home to the ada cryptocurrency. It is the first blockchain platform to evolve out of a scientific philosophy and a research-first driven approach.

Cardano World Repository

This repository is a work-in-progress effort to bundle all Cardano related development & documentation in a single "portal"-repository.

The target audience are people who work with Cardano on a daily basis or just started exploring.

Things you'll find here:

Source Code

How is Cardano implemented? → ./src.

A growing number of source projects will be merged soon.

Building & Packaging

Is Cardano built and packaged reproducibly? → Ofc. 😎

Where? → ./nix/cardano.


How is Cardano operated @ IOG? → ./nix/cloud.

Do you have automation in place? → Sure. See: ./nix/automation.


Where can I find the documentation? → ./docs.

No, I mean rendered? → The Cardano Book.

The documentation is structured around these axes:

For StudyFor Work
The PracticeTutorialsHow-To Guides
The TheoryExplanationReference


What licenses are used? → ./.reuse/dep5.

And the usual copies? → ./LICENSES.


You may find releases on the GitHub Release Page of this repository.