What is Crescent?
Crescent is a DeFi Hub that provides innovative and powerful tools that empower users’ digital assets for maximizing their financial returns while managing associated risks in the most efficient way. In the base layer, Crescent core has a DEX functionality equipped with several unique characteristics.
- A Hybrid DEX : a hybrid system of orderbook and AMM
- Tick System : standardization of order price
- Batch Execution : all orders included in same block are fairly executed
- Ranged Pools : liquidity pools providing liquidity within predefined price range
- Optimized Liquidity Incentives Strategy
- Synergy with Crescent Boost
This is the easiest way to get started. Download a pre-built binary for your operating system. You can find the latest binaries on the releases page.
Build from source
Step 1. Install Golang
Go version 1.17 or higher is required for Crescent Core.
If you haven't already, install Go by following the official docs. Make sure that your
GOBIN environment variables are properly set up.
Step 2. Get Crescent Core source code
git to retrieve Crescent Core from the official repo and checkout the
release/v2.0.x branch. This branch contains the latest release, which will install the
git clone https://github.com/crescent-network/crescent.git cd crescent && git checkout release/v2.0.x make install
Step 3. Verify your installation
Verify that you have installed
crescentd successfully by running the following command:
crescentd version --long
Crescent Core uses a customized Cosmos SDK. Please check the differences on here.
|Go version||Go1.17 or higher|
The documentation is available in docs directory. If you are a developer interested in technical specification, see inside each
Crescent is a public and open-source blockchain protocol. We welcome contributions from everyone. If you are interested in contributing to Crescent Core, please review our CONTRIBUTING guide. Thank you to all those who have contributed to Crescent Core.
This software is licensed under the Apache 2.0 license. Read more about it here.