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A fast offline-first architecture for webapps. Super-simple user management & storage. Great for mobile.
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What is Hoodie?

We want to enable you to build complete web apps in days, without having to worry about backends, databases or servers, all with an open source library that's as simple to use as jQuery.
Hoodie is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Hoodie is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Hoodie's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Hoodie?


12 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Hoodie.
Pros of Hoodie
Reduces boilerplate
Offline first
Open source
Mobile friendly
Good use of the great couchDb and offline first

Hoodie's Features

  • Offline by default: Hoodie stores data locally first and syncs them in the background when possible. Great for mobile applications
  • One-line signup/signin/signout/resend password and other account management functions
  • Document-based storage with CouchDB: no building database schemas
  • Event system: easily listen for changes in the data to trigger view updates
  • JavaScript and JSON on every layer. Even the database queries are JS
  • Convenient, super simple local dev setup that optionally even configures .dev-domains for you
  • Deploy to Nodejitsu with minimal effort
  • Flexible, npm-based plugin system in case you need more capability
  • Send multi-part emails with attachments from the client

Hoodie Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Hoodie?
Buffalo is Go web framework. Yeah, I hate the word "framework" too! Buffalo is different though. Buffalo doesn't want to re-invent wheels like routing and templating. Buffalo is glue that wraps all of the best packages available and makes them all play nicely together.
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
.NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
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Hoodie's Followers
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