This part will cover the installation of XEL from both binary releases and from sources. While installing binaries is indeed quicker, the source code based installation will allow to have total control of the installation.
This tool is the core of the entire XEL network. Opposed to what the name suggests, it is way more than just a miner. It is also a fully fledged ePL to C conversion and compilation tool, and is essential to have when developing apps.