Nix Template

Open-source Nix projects categorized as Template

Top 9 Nix Template Projects

  • nix-starter-configs

    Simple and documented config templates to help you get started with NixOS + home-manager + flakes. All the boilerplate you need!

    Project mention: Home-manager as NixOS module or as standalone? | /r/NixOS | 2023-12-10

    Is this an example of what you mean (home-manager is defined as part of the flake):

  • haskell-template

    Haskell project template using Nix + Flakes + VSCode (HLS)

    Project mention: On the verge of giving up learning Haskell because of the terrible tooling. | /r/haskell | 2023-05-08

    I am a Haskell newbie myself. Found nix flakes and really nice to start with (of course some learning curve is unavoidable).

  • 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.

  • plutus-starter

    A starter project for Plutus apps

  • .dots

    just my .dotfiles

    Project mention: Fish and nix develop question | /r/NixOS | 2023-07-21

    I have a wrapper function that just maps to dev to make life easier:

  • mach-nix-template

    Simple and straight-forward way to create python environments using PyPi in nix

  • template-nixos

    The NixOS template, configured for Gitpod ( to give you pre-built, nix based ephemeral operating system environments in the cloud.

  • template-nix

    The nix template, configured for Gitpod ( to give you pre-built, nix based ephemeral development environments in the cloud.

  • 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.

  • templates

    Nix flake templates managed by the community [maintainer=@IogaMaster] (by nix-community)

    Project mention: Would it make sense to start a repo which contains some "standard" flake.nix files for various types of projects? | /r/NixOS | 2023-04-25

    Also, I see that it suggests this for "more advanced" usages but there's literally nothing there:

  • nix-templates

    Minimal reproducible nix flake templates (by LovelaceAcademy)

    Project mention: haskell.nix external dependency | /r/Nix | 2023-04-27
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 2023-12-10.

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

Project Stars
1 nix-starter-configs 1,608
2 haskell-template 202
3 plutus-starter 198
4 .dots 139
5 mach-nix-template 59
6 template-nixos 32
7 template-nix 29
8 templates 22
9 nix-templates 13
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