A generic backend with a client API for Offline First applications
This is Hoodie’s main repository. It starts a server and serves the client API. Read more about How the Hoodie server works.
If you have any questions come and say hi in our chat.
This setup is working for all operating system, testing on Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Mac and Linux.
Hoodie is a Node.js package. You need Node Version 4
or higher and npm Version 2 or higher, check your installed version with
node -v and
First, create a folder and a package.json file
mkdir my-app cd my-app npm init -y
Next, install hoodie and save it as dependency
npm install --save hoodie
Now start up your Hoodie app
You can find a more thorough description in our Getting Started Guide.
hoodie can be used standalone or as a hapi plugin.
The options are slightly different. For the standalone usage, see Hoodie’s configuration guide.
For the hapi plugin usage, see Hoodie’s hapi plugin usage guide.
git clone https://github.com/hoodiehq/hoodie.git cd hoodie npm install
hoodie test suite is run with
You can read more about testing Hoodie.
You can start hoodie itself by using
npm start. It will serve the contents
of the public folder.
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