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Blitz.js


The Fullstack React Framework

"Zero-API" Data Layer — Built on Next.js — Inspired by Ruby on Rails

Read the Documentation


“Zero-API” data layer lets you import server code directly into your React components instead of having to manually add API endpoints and do client-side fetching and caching.

New Blitz apps come with all the boring stuff already set up for you! Like ESLint, Prettier, Jest, user sign up, log in, and password reset.

Provides helpful defaults and conventions for things like routing, file structure, and authentication while also being extremely flexible.


Quick Start

You need Node.js 12 or newer

Install Blitz

Run npm install -g blitz or yarn global add blitz

You can alternatively use npx

Create a New App

  1. blitz new myAppName
  2. cd myAppName
  3. blitz dev
  4. View your brand new app at http://localhost:3000



Bytes Newsletter



The Foundational Principles

  1. Fullstack & Monolithic
  2. API Not Required
  3. Convention over Configuration
  4. Loose Opinions
  5. Easy to Start, Easy to Scale
  6. Stability
  7. Community over Code

The Blitz Manifesto explains these principles in detail.


What is Blitz Designed For?

Blitz is designed for tiny to large database-backed applications that have one or more graphical user interfaces.

While we currently only support web, we are pursuing the dream of a single monolithic application that runs on web and mobile with maximum code sharing and minimal boilerplate.


Welcome to the Blitz Community 👋

The Blitz community is warm, safe, diverse, inclusive, and fun! LGBTQ+, women, and minorities are especially welcome. Please read our Code of Conduct.

Join our Discord Community where we help each other build Blitz apps. It's also where we collaborate on building Blitz itself.

For questions and longer form discussions, post in our forum.

There's still a lot of work to do, so you are especially invited to join us in building Blitz! A good place to start is The Contributing Guide.


Financial Contributors

Your financial contributions help ensure Blitz continues to be developed and maintained! We have monthly sponsorship options starting at $5/month.

👉 View options and contribute at GitHub Sponsors, PayPal, or Open Collective

🌱 Seedling Sponsors

🥉 Bronze Sponsors

🥈 Silver Sponsors

🏆 Gold Sponsors

💎 Diamond Sponsors


Core Team


Brandon Bayer

Creator

Maintainers (Level 2)

Code ownership, pull request approvals and merging, etc (see Maintainers L2)


Adam Markon

CLI

Robert Rosenberg

Website/Docs

Simon Knott

SuperJSON

Juan Martín Seery

Website/Docs

Maintainers (Level 1)

Issue triage, pull request triage, community encouragement and moderation, etc (see Maintainers L1)


Corey Brown

Jeremy Liberman

Jaga Santagostino

Satoshi Nitawaki

Alexandru Stratulat

Patrick Engelkes

Jamie Davenport

Myron Davis

Reo Ishiyama

Robert Malko

Contributors

Thanks to these wonderful people (emoji key):


Brandon Bayer

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Rudi Yardley

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Dylan Brookes

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Adam Markon

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Corey Brown

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Lori Karikari

💻 👀 🚧 📖

Elias Johansson

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Michael Edelman

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Todd Geist

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Robert Rosenberg

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Beata Obrok

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Tahir Awan

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Camilo Gonzalez

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Daniel Kempner

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Giel

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Jeremy Liberman

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Jim Cummins

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Kristina Matuška

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Jason Blalock

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Rishabh Poddar

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Mike Perry Y Attara

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Devan

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Jack Clancy

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Simon Knott

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Jaga Santagostino

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João Portela

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Da-Jin Chu

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Shinobu Hayashi

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Karan Kiri

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Alan Long

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This project follows the all-contributors specification. Contributions of any kind welcome!