What is Redwood?
It is an opinionated, full-stack, serverless web application framework that will allow you to build and deploy JAMstack applications with ease. Imagine a React frontend, statically delivered by CDN, that talks via GraphQL to your backend running on AWS Lambdas around the world, all deployable with just a git push—that's Redwood.
Redwood is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Redwood is an open source tool with 3K GitHub stars and 103 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Redwood's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Redwood?
Why developers like Redwood?
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- Opinionated defaults for formatting, file organization, webpack, Babel, and more
- Simple but powerful routing (all routes defined in one file) with dynamic (typed) parameters, constraints, and named route functions (to generate correct URLs)
- Automatic page-based code-splitting
- Boilerplate-less GraphQL API construction
- Cells: a declarative way to fetch data from the backend API
- Generators for pages, layouts, cells, SDL, services, etc
- Scaffold generator for CRUD operations around a specific DB table
- Forms with easy client- and/or server-side validation and error handling
- Hot module replacement (HMR) for faster development
- Database migrations (via Prisma 2)
- First class JAMstack-style deployment to Netlify
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