JavaScript Starter

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Top 16 JavaScript Starter Projects

  • node-express-boilerplate

    A boilerplate for building production-ready RESTful APIs using Node.js, Express, and Mongoose

    Project mention: Why would I use express.urlencoded({extended: false{)? | | 2022-05-17

    The Express Boiler Plate Project Sets it to true

  • HULL

    💀 Headless Shopify Starter – powered by Next.js +

    Project mention: How to start freelancing? | | 2022-05-23

    Usually freelancing need portfolios. I'd suggest building a sample project that uses this since it's really easy to extend if customers ask for more

  • 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!

  • react-three-next

    React Three Fiber, Nextjs, Tailwind and Styled-components starter

    Project mention: Using threejs server side? | | 2021-12-13

    The team at r3f are doing killer work. Check out this repo for a way to do SSR with their react renderer.

  • gatsby-starter-ts

    TypeScript starter for Gatsby. No plugins and styling. Exactly the necessary to start. Ready for Gatsby v4 🔥

    Project mention: ReactJS Package To Create Booking Forms: Introduction | | 2021-11-24

    For this tutorial you need to already be familiar with how to kickstart a basic React application with TypeScript. Let's assume we have Gatsby installed with a TS starter package:

  • gulp-pug-starter

    Frontend development with pleasure. Pug + SCSS version

    Project mention: Front-end Build Structure and Template Swap for Django Project | | 2022-05-07

    I have a Django site for which someone created a new front-end. This front-end has its own project and build. It appears to be something along these lines (has Gulp, Webpack, BEM, etc). There is basic JS, but nothing crazy when it comes to single-page apps or dynamic loading of data.

  • automatic-gatsbyjs-app-landing-page

    Automatic GatsbyJS App Landing Page - Automatically generate iOS app landing page using GatsbyJS

  • gatsby-starter-glass

    A Minimal & Beautiful Gatsby Personal Blog Starter With Nice Glassmorphism UI

    Project mention: Json-ld spices up the staticness of static site generator | | 2021-10-27

    Here is an example for Gatsby, here is an example for Jekyll, and here for Hugo. Again, not ideal, but it'll work for a personal blog. Once you have more than one author, the UI theme will need a major refactoring.

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • gatsby-emotion-tailwind-starter

    Gatsby starter template, complete with Emotion & Tailwind

  • 11tyby

    Simple 11ty setup using TypeScript, SASS, Preact with partial hydration, and other useful things. Aims to provide the DX of Gatsby, but using 11ty!

  • browser-extension

    A Out of the Box 🎁 Browser Extension Template with support for React, Typescript, Preact

    Project mention: BrowserExt: Create-react-app for cross browser extensions | | 2022-05-23
  • eleventy-classic-blog-starter

    A starter repository for a classic blog website using the Eleventy SSG

  • discordjs-v13-starter

    A starter code to start your bot making process in Discord.js V13

    Project mention: How to make a slash commands bot with Discord.js V13 | | 2021-09-04

    If you are here just for the resulting code, you can find out the repository here: Repository

  • nodejs-starter

    Node js Starter app with express, mongoose, JWT token based authentication using 3 layer architecture, PubSub Pattern, and event emitters for background jobs

  • jfa-whatsapp-chatbot

    With this node.js micro framework using Venom Bot under the hood, you can easily create a WhatsApp Chatbot. You will only need to edit your conversation flow in a single file.

    Project mention: WhatsApp Chatbot (micro framework) | | 2022-02-01


  • pwa-starter

    Project mention: Progressive Web Apps 101 | | 2022-03-05

    A working example is available at

  • vue-frontend-quickstart

    Starter template for a Vue 3 site - without Node or a build step

    Project mention: Deploy a Vue/React app to GH Pages | | 2021-12-03


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 2022-05-23.

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

Project Stars
1 node-express-boilerplate 4,112
2 HULL 726
3 react-three-next 689
4 gatsby-starter-ts 269
5 gulp-pug-starter 268
6 automatic-gatsbyjs-app-landing-page 169
7 gatsby-starter-glass 112
8 gatsby-emotion-tailwind-starter 47
9 11tyby 42
10 browser-extension 41
11 eleventy-classic-blog-starter 16
12 discordjs-v13-starter 12
13 nodejs-starter 5
14 jfa-whatsapp-chatbot 4
15 pwa-starter 2
16 vue-frontend-quickstart 0
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