The XRP Ledger is a decentralized cryptographic ledger powered by a network of peer-to-peer rippled servers. This section covers basic concepts that help you learn the "what" and "why" behind fundamental aspects of the XRP Ledger.
- XRP Ledger Overview
Get a quick and concise introduction to key features of the XRP Ledger.
- Introduction to Consensus
Develop a basic understanding of the XRP Ledger's consensus mechanism.
Learn about the uses and properties of XRP, the digital asset for payments.
- Software Ecosystem
Get an overview of what XRP Ledger software is out there and how it fits together.
- Technical FAQ
Get answers to frequently asked questions, covering topics such as validators, unique node lists, the role of XRP, and security.