Simple Koa Boilerplate for APIs
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A simple Koa 2 boilerplate for API's using ES6.

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What's in the package?

  • Routing with koa-router.
  • Parsing request with koa-bodyparser.
  • CORS middleware with @koa/cors.
  • koa-respond for helper functions on the context.
  • koa-helmet for important security headers.
  • nodemon for development to auto-restart when your files change.
  • dotenv for environment variable management.

Getting Started

git clone
cd koalerplate
mv .env.sample .env
npm run dev // or yarn dev

By default the API server starts on port 3000, http://localhost:3000.


  • node >= v7.6.0


Feel free to submit pull request or suggestions here


We use SemVer for versioning. For the versions available, see the tags on this repository.


  • Daniel Balastegui - Initial work - dbalas


This project is licensed under the MIT License - see the file for details