React + node starter kit. A fullstack boilerplate written in ES6/7 with authentication and authorisation

ansible, async-await, authentication, authorization, fullstack, glamorous, mobx, preact, sql
npm install starhackit-ui@5.2.0


StarHackIt is a ES6/ES7 React/Node starter kit

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Fullstack web application starter kit written in es6/es7 with react and node.js with the following features:

  • Authentication: username/password, facebook, google authentication etc ...
  • Authorization: scheme using user, group and permission
  • Scalable by using a micro services based architecture, a.k.a message queues
  • Relational database: postgres, mysql, sqlite, mssql etc, ...
  • Logging

Frontend Technologies

  • React or Preact: libraries to build user interfaces.
  • Mobx: Simple, scalable state management
  • Webpack: module bundler for the browser
  • Glamorous: solving react component styling.
  • i18next: internationalization

For more information about the frontend, see its README

Backend Technologies

  • Koa: next generation web framework for Node.js.
  • Sequelize: Object Relationship Management (ORM) supporting majors relational SQL database.
  • PostgreSQL: the world's most advanced open source relational database.
  • RabbitMq: messaging system.
  • Passport: authentication framework with more than 140 authentication strategies: username/password, facebook , google, github etc ...
  • Winston: a multi-transport async logging library.
  • Nodemailer: send email with various provider.

For more information about the backend, see its README

Dev Technologies

  • Babel: A es6/es7 compiler.
  • Mocha: test framework.
  • Karma: a productive testing environment to developers
  • Nightwatch: End-to-End tests in Node.js quickly and effortlessly that run against a Selenium server
  • Sinon: test spies, stubs and mocks.
  • Eslint: The pluggable linting utility for JavaScript and JSX.
  • Travis: Test and deploy. Build Status
  • CodeClimate: Automated code review Code Climate Test Coverage
  • Coveralls: Coverage Status
  • DevLab: Containerize your development workflow.
  • Trevor: Your own Travis CI to run tests locally.

The frontend and the backend are two separate projects with their own set of dependencies. One can use the frontend with another existing backend, or use the backend with another frontend stack.


Clone the source code

To get the latest code, grab it by cloning the repository from GitHub:

$ git clone yourproject
$ cd yourproject


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Crafted with passion by Frederic Heem