actionhero.js is a multi-transport nodejs API Server with integrated cluster capabilities and delayed tasks
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The Reusable, Scalable, and Quick node.js API Server

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Who is the actionhero?

actionhero.js is a multi-transport API Server with integrated cluster capabilities and delayed tasks. The goal of actionhero is to create an easy-to-use toolkit for making reusable & scalable APIs. Clients connected to an actionhero server can consume the api, consume static content, and communicate with each other. actionhero is cluster-ready, with built in support for background tasks, 0-downtime deploys, and more.

Currently actionhero supports:

You can also make your own servers and transports.

Quick Start

# mkdir new_project; cd new_project
npm install actionhero
./node_modules/.bin/actionhero generate
npm start

Or spawn a web API server now:

Deploy to Heroku

Want more?


Actionhero's documentation can be found @ If you want to contribute to these docs, visit the site folder of this project with more instructions.