Nimiq Blockchain

Nimiq is a frictionless payment protocol for the web. For a high-level introduction please read the Nimiq White Paper. The source code is available on GitHub.

This developer reference contains:

This documentation is also available in German as a community effort by Terorie.

Data Schemas

Data schemas as used on the wire, focusing on fields, bytes sizes and short explanations.

High Level Concepts

High level concepts used in and underlying Nimiq.

Further Resources

Further resources to get an overview of the Nimiq project and ecosystem:

We believe in communicating our concepts and approaches as clearly as possible. The easier it is to dive into the details, the more people will do it, again resulting in a deeper peer-reviewing process which is essential for the hardening of our protocol. You are very welcome to improve this reference via pull requests.