Nathan Wilcox edited this page Apr 18, 2017 · 23 revisions


A wiki for everything related to Zcash design and implementation.

This repository is a fork of Bitcoin Core which contains protocol changes to support the Zerocash protocol. This implements the Zcash cryptocurrency, which maintains a separate ledger from the Bitcoin network, for several reasons, the most immediate of which is that the consensus protocol is different.

Getting Started

A good place to start is the 1.0 User Guide or our FAQ

Getting Involved


Zcash development is an open collaborative process. If you'd like to contribute, join our chat system and check out some of these channels:

Working Groups

Zcash development is transitioning into a working group model, which you can read about on the working groups page. Join or create new working groups.

Understanding the Design

Our specification is a work in progress.

Developer Guidelines

Developer information lives on the Zcash-development page.

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