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: 2024 Cheat Sheet Collection | | 2024-03-16

    Awesome Cheat Sheets: This curated list of cheat sheets covers a wide range of topics, including programming languages, frameworks, databases, and more, making it a valuable resource for developers of all levels.

  • parse-server

    Parse Server for Node.js / Express

  • Project mention: The 2024 Web Hosting Report | | 2024-02-20

    Backend as a Service (BaaS) goes back to early 2010’s with companies like Parse and Firebase. These products integrated everything a backend provides to a webapp in a single, integrated package that makes it easier to get started and enables you to offload some of the devops maintenance work to someone else.

  • SurveyJS

    Open-Source JSON Form Builder to Create Dynamic Forms Right in Your App. With SurveyJS form UI libraries, you can build and style forms in a fully-integrated drag & drop form builder, render them in your JS app, and store form submission data in any backend, inc. PHP, ASP.NET Core, and Node.js.

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  • 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: How "static" are the Azure storage websites and can a basic CMS be used with it? | /r/AZURE | 2023-07-06

    Hmm...I just tried, which looks like a super lightweight CMS and PHP doesn't seem to work.

  • 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 (March 2024)

  • blaze

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

  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

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  • kuzzle

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

  • axios-module

    Secure and easy axios integration for Nuxt 2

  • learn-nodejs-hard-way

    Learn and master NodeJS and backend development by creating a backend framework with 0 dependencies.

  • Project mention: Master JS - The quickest way possible | /r/webdev | 2023-09-21

    My previous repository Node.js - The hard way received a lot of good feedback from Js/Node developers. However, I noticed that many people were not well versed with Javascript in the first place.

  • 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.

  • Nullstack

    Feature-Driven Full Stack JavaScript Components

  • everything-chatgpt

    🔍 Explore what happens under the hood with the ChatGPT web app, its backend API calls and more. And some speculation, of course.

  • Stackoverflow-Clone-Frontend

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

  • mojo.js

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

  • Project mention: Nue: A React/Vue/Vite/Astro Alternative | | 2023-09-14

    Have you looked at by any chance?

    I've been quite enjoying keystone + lit (or react if required) of late and at the very least it feels like solid prior art towards MVC stuff.

    Also for server side.

    (I'm not saying "use these" even if I quite enjoy using them myself, but they're my reference points for comparison here)

  • i18next-http-backend

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

  • Project mention: Supercharge Your TypeScript App: Mastering i18next for Type-Safe Translations | | 2023-06-22

    A React.js based i18next setup with in-memory translation resources could also look very similar to the above example, so let's raise the bar a little bit and see what a setup with lazy loading translations like with i18next-http-backend looks like:

  • inspect

    Source Code that Powers the CSFloat Inspect Link API

  • Project mention: [H] Bayonet Night FT 0.1666 [W] $299 on CSGOfloat | /r/GlobalOffensiveTrade | 2023-07-31

    B/O $299 on

  • 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.

  • reddish-mern

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

  • primate

    Polymorphic development platform

  • Project mention: Show HN: Primate – Polymorphic Development Platform | | 2024-02-24
  • Stackoverflow-Clone-Backend

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

  • restapify

    Quickly and easily deploy a mocked REST API by using an intuitive and developer friendly JSON file structure

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

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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).

JavaScript Backend related posts


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

Project Stars
1 awesome-cheatsheets 37,460
2 parse-server 20,613
3 web-skills 6,823
4 Cockpit 5,378
5 hoodie 4,394
6 nodejs-integration-tests-best-practices 3,200
7 blaze 2,160
8 kuzzle 1,371
9 axios-module 1,192
10 learn-nodejs-hard-way 1,166
11 nextacular 961
12 Nullstack 761
13 everything-chatgpt 551
14 Stackoverflow-Clone-Frontend 534
15 mojo.js 473
16 i18next-http-backend 413
17 inspect 376
18 gindex-v4 257
19 stack-underflow-mern-gql 193
20 reddish-mern 157
21 primate 124
22 Stackoverflow-Clone-Backend 117
23 restapify 96

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