To provide simple means to write thin JSON REST/RPC server with built-in security based on Object Capability. Most of existing similar projects are about providing sugar to do routing and/or template rendering, paying no or little attention to security.
Simple is written in pure CoffeeScript and uses:
creationix's stack to form middleware
jed's Secure cookies to persist authenticated user id
cloudhead's node-static to serve static content
christkv's node-mongodb-native as persistence layer
Simple talks just JSON REST/RPC. All rendering is drawn as client-side task. I strongly suggest to look at Backbone as client-side MVC.
Simple uses JSON-Schema to describe entities and validation rules. Changes are made to vanilla JSON-Schema so that it could express per-property access rules.
Simple uses facets to expose entity accessor methods to both web and internal business logic.
...More info to come...
Example and test
and point your browser to http://127.0.0.1:3000
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