Library

Below are some publications, books or magazines available for you to download.

Books

Zero to Monero: Second Edition

Published: April 4, 2020, with LaTeX source code here
A comprehensive conceptual (and technical) explanation of Monero.
We endeavor to teach anyone who knows basic algebra and simple computer science concepts like the ‘bit representation’ of a number not only how Monero works at a deep and comprehensive level, but also how useful and beautiful cryptography can be.

Zero to Monero: First Edition

Published: June 26, 2018, with LaTeX source code here

Mastering Monero

A guide through the seemingly complex world of Monero.
It includes:

  • A broad introduction to blockchains and the importance of privacy - ideal for non-technical users.
  • Discussion of Bitcoin’s shortcomings and specific solutions provided by Monero.
  • User stories (illustrating how Monero protects your privacy), analogies, examples, legal/ethical discussions, and code snippets illustrating key technical concepts.
  • Details of the Monero decentralized network, peer-to-peer architecture, transaction lifecycle, and security principles.
  • Introductions to technical foundations of Monero, intended for developers, engineers, software architects, and curious users.
  • New developments such as Kovri, Bulletproofs, Multisignature, Hardware Wallets, etc.
See Mastering Monero website for information.

Monero Addresses Cheatsheet (version 20201206)

Between the ‘big picture’ and the mathematical details, a single-page recap of various keys, addresses, scopes (private/public, spend/view, on-chain/off-chain, payer’s/payee’s) and their relations.

Magazines

Revuo Monero Q4 2017

Quarterly Monero magazine, Q4 2017 edition.
In this issue, updates about: development, Monero Research Lab, Kovri, and community.

Revuo Monero Q3 2017

Quarterly Monero magazine, Q3 2017 edition.
In this issue, updates about: development, Monero Research Lab, Kovri, community, Hardware, and Monerujo.