Strapi Internals: Customizing the Backend [Part 1 - Models, Controllers & Routes]

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  • Strapi

    🚀 Strapi is the leading open-source headless CMS. It’s 100% JavaScript, fully customizable and developer-first.

    Strapi works as a Headless CMS and provides a lot of functionality out of the box, allowing it to be used for any use case without any modifications to the code. This doesn't stop Strapi from providing customization options and extendable code that allows developers to fine-tune Strapi’s internal working to suit a special use case. Let’s dive into the internals of Strapi and how we can customize the backend.

  • 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!

  • Koa

    Expressive middleware for node.js using ES2017 async functions

    Strapi runs an HTTP server based on Koa, a back-end JavaScript framework.

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