Raiden Network 0.100.3-rc4-41-g8d2dc8d0 Documentation

This is the documentation for the 0.100.3-rc4-41-g8d2dc8d0 version of the Raiden Network. You can find the source code in our Github Repository.

What is the Raiden Network?

The Raiden Network is an off-chain scaling solution, enabling near-instant, low-fee and scalable payments. It’s complementary to the Ethereum blockchain and works with any ERC20 compatible token. The Raiden project is work in progress. Its goal is to research state channel technology, define protocols and develop reference implementations.

How to get started

Whether you’ve just heard of Raiden for the first time or you’re here looking for something specific here’s a short list of relevant resources and links.

New to Raiden?

If you’re new to Raiden and just want to install and try it out:

Developing on Raiden?

If you’re looking for documentation relevant for building on top of Raiden:

Contributing to Raiden?

If you’re looking for a more in depth understanding of Raiden and are interested in contributing:

Need help?

If you run in to any kind of problems or you discover bugs:

  • Ask for help or project related questions in the Raiden gitter.
  • Create a Github issue if you discover a bug or have a feature request.

Disclaimer

The following content may contain views and opinions, errors and omissions by which the content creator(s) and any represented organizations cannot be held liable. The wording and concepts regarding financial terminology (e.g. “payments”, “checks”, “currency”, “transfer” [of value]) are exclusively used in an exemplary way to describe technological principles and do not necessarily conform to the real world or legal equivalents of these terms and concepts.