Lightning Network Resources

The Lightning Network is being developed as a means of making bitcoin payments faster, cheaper, and more private. It's still experimental and reckless to use for large amounts of money. Note that this list is open source; please suggest changes on Github! Toggle dark mode here:


Getting Started:


The History of Lightning:


Discussion Forums:


Miscellaneous Statistics:


Lightning Explorers:


Visualizations:


Deep Dive Technical Resources:


Developer Tools:


Desktop Wallets:


Mobile Wallets:


Custodial Wallets:

Note that these wallets tend to trade weaker security in return for increased convenience.

Node Implementations:


DIY Nodes:


Plug & Play Nodes:

Documentaries:


Video Presentations:


News Sites:


Podcasts:


Blogs:


Twitter:


Applications:


Tipping:


Merchant Adoption:


Merchant Tools:


Trading:


Economics:


Legal:


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