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Nano Node and Protocol Documentation

Welcome! This documentation is focused on helping developers understand the Nano protocol, as well as setup, maintain and build on top of the Nano node. Details of how this documentation has been arranged are below:

Section Details Audience
What is Nano? Take a high level tour of Nano - this is a great place to start understanding the unique properties of the digital currency. All users, node operators, developers
Running a Node Get up and running with a Nano node to manage the ledger, create and publish blocks and participate in consensus. Node operators, developers
Integration Guides Learn practical concepts, structures and features for building wallets, payment systems and other services on the network. Developers
Commands Explore an exhaustive list interaction methods for the node via RPC and CLI. Node operators, developers
Protocol Design Dig deeper into the design and behaviors driving this amazing protocol including the election process, peering mechanics and more. Developers
Releases Review past node releases and get details about the features coming soon in new releases. Everyone

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