📓 Workflowy clone, built using Backbone.js & Socket.io
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An open-source Workflowy clone. Static demo available here.


  • Edit config/development.json and config/database.json to your needs
  • npm install
  • npm install bower
  • bower install
  • node server.js

Heroku deploy

You can use our one-click heroku deploy (Select "United States" as region, when prompted):


Or proceed manually as follow:

  • heroku create --stack cedar
  • heroku addons:add heroku-postgresql:dev
  • heroku config:set NODE_ENV=production
  • git push heroku master


  • UP & DOWN: navigate through tasks
  • CNTRL+UP & CNTRL+DOWN: shuffle tasks
  • TAB: right-indent
  • SHIFT + TAB: left-indent
  • BACKSPACE: Remove an empty task
  • ENTER: New task
  • Click on a bullet point to fold it
  • Hover on a bullet point and click complete to complete it

Technologies used

  • Node + Socket.io
  • Backbone
  • Backbone.marionette
  • Backbone.localforage
  • Foundation


  • Work on sub-lists. The parent id of the Backbone task model has to be set for it to be saved properly. The template should be modified to have the children ul as part of every task.
  • Search & Tags
  • Themes

Feel free to try it out and contribute.