JavaScript Backend

Open-source JavaScript projects categorized as Backend

Top 23 JavaScript Backend Projects

  • awesome-cheatsheets

    👩‍💻👨‍💻 Awesome cheatsheets for popular programming languages, frameworks and development tools. They include everything you should know in one single file.

    Project mention: Cool Github repositories for Everyone | | 2022-12-29
  • parse-server

    Parse Server for Node.js / Express

    Project mention: Thoughts on Parse Platform / Server | | 2023-01-17
  • Klotho

    AWS Cloud-aware infrastructure-from-code toolbox [NEW]. Build cloud backends with Infrastructure-from-Code (IfC), a revolutionary technique for generating and updating cloud infrastructure. Try IfC with AWS and Klotho now (Now open-source)

  • web-skills

    A visual overview of useful skills to learn as a web developer

  • Cockpit

    Add content management functionality to any site - plug & play / headless / api-first CMS (by agentejo)

    Project mention: Pocketbase alternative made with php | | 2023-05-13 Recommend using V1, since V2 is a bit new and lags documentation and plugins.

  • hoodie

    :dog: The Offline First JavaScript Backend (by hoodiehq)

  • nodejs-integration-tests-best-practices

    ✅ Beyond the basics of Node.js testing. Including a super-comprehensive best practices list and an example app (April 2022)

    Project mention: Express API Testing | | 2023-03-07
  • CRUD

    Build custom admin panels. Fast! (by Laravel-Backpack)

    Project mention: What I learned making and maintaining a custom Wordpress shop | | 2023-01-23

    Laravel with an administration panel (Laravel Nova, Backpack for Laravel, Filament Admin are some of the top choices)

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • blaze

    ⚡ File sharing progressive web app built using WebTorrent and WebSockets (by blenderskool)

    Project mention: Is there anyway I can share files between my Mac book and Windows laptop? | | 2023-01-02

    NitroShare, Snapdrop, Magic Wormhole, and Blaze. Pick your poision.

  • kuzzle

    Open-source Back-end, self-hostable & ready to use - Real-time, storage, advanced search - Web, Apps, Mobile, IoT -

    Project mention: What communication protocol/technology to use between IoT client and server? | | 2022-10-28

    If you want to try a POC faster, I recommend you to use Kuzzle as a server and integrate a simple Node.js program on each of your client with the Javascript SDK.

  • axios-module

    Secure and easy axios integration with Nuxt.js

    Project mention: Create $fetch API Factory Pattern in Nuxt3 | | 2022-12-28

    Alright thank you for the link. You do seem to be correct and I also cross-checked it in the Axios Module link as well and it seems there isn't going to be an axios module for Nuxt 3 or at least this is what the phrasing conveys.

  • Nullstack

    Feature-Driven Full Stack JavaScript Components

  • nextjs-wordpress-starter

    A headless starter for WordPress powered by Next.js.

  • nextacular

    An open-source starter kit that will help you build full-stack multi-tenant SaaS platforms efficiently and help you focus on developing your core SaaS features. Built on top of popular and modern technologies such as Next JS, Tailwind, Prisma, and Stripe.

    Project mention: Looking for a boilerplate | | 2022-12-25
  • Stackoverflow-Clone-Frontend

    Clone project of a famous Q/A website for developers built using MySQL, Express, React, Node, Sequelize :globe_with_meridians:

    Project mention: Best Clone Projects On Github!! | | 2023-01-26

    Stackoverflow Clone -

  • mojo.js

    :unicorn: The Mojolicious real-time web framework for Node.js

    Project mention: Mojo – a new programming language for all AI developers | | 2023-05-02
  • i18next-http-backend

    i18next-http-backend is a backend layer for i18next using in Node.js, in the browser and for Deno.

    Project mention: Implement multi-language Support in React | | 2023-05-10

    The next package will load the values depending on the language returned by the language detector.

  • inspect

    Source Code that Powers the CSGOFloat Inspect Link API

    Project mention: [H] M4 Emperor 0.07 [W] $69 on CSGOfloat | | 2023-05-28

    B/O $69 on

  • http-fake-backend

    Build a fake backend by providing the content of JSON files or JavaScript objects through configurable routes.

  • gindex-v4

    A Vue Js Based G Index with Improved Dark Mode, Search and Video Player

  • stack-underflow-mern-gql

    Feature-rich ‘stack overflow’ (QnA site) clone. Made using MERN + GraphQL stack.

  • embetty-server

    🐙 Proxy and provider of data for heiseonline/embetty

  • reddish-mern

    Simplified ‘reddit’ (popular social-media site) clone. Made using MERN stack.

  • Stackoverflow-Clone-Backend

    Backend code of the Stackoverflow Clone project. Built using Express, Node, MySQL, and Sequelize

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-05-28.

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What are some of the best open-source Backend projects in JavaScript? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 awesome-cheatsheets 33,679
2 parse-server 20,265
3 web-skills 6,517
4 Cockpit 5,360
5 hoodie 4,367
6 nodejs-integration-tests-best-practices 2,928
7 CRUD 2,645
8 blaze 1,897
9 kuzzle 1,302
10 axios-module 1,185
11 Nullstack 740
12 nextjs-wordpress-starter 670
13 nextacular 649
14 Stackoverflow-Clone-Frontend 491
15 mojo.js 442
16 i18next-http-backend 331
17 inspect 299
18 http-fake-backend 280
19 gindex-v4 252
20 stack-underflow-mern-gql 173
21 embetty-server 155
22 reddish-mern 124
23 Stackoverflow-Clone-Backend 98
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