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Open source Web API server for MongoDB database
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What is RESTHeart?

It connects to MongoDB and opens data to the Web. Clients such as mobile and javascript apps can use the database via a simple RESTful API.
RESTHeart is a tool in the Database Tools category of a tech stack.
RESTHeart is an open source tool with 778 GitHub stars and 170 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to RESTHeart's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses RESTHeart?


4 developers on StackShare have stated that they use RESTHeart.

RESTHeart Integrations

JavaScript, Java, MongoDB, Swift, and cURL are some of the popular tools that integrate with RESTHeart. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with RESTHeart.
Pros of RESTHeart
RESTHeart is ready-to-use and saves coding the backend

RESTHeart's Features

  • Setup in minutes the lightweight and fast microservice with support for MongoDB and AWS DocumentDB
  • Available also as a Docker image
  • Built on standards, like HTTP, JSON, REST, JSON and JSON Schema
  • Read JSON documents with GET requests, specifying MongoDB queries and projection options
  • Deal with large result sets with pagination
  • Create, modify and delete JSON documents with POST, PUT, PATCH and DELETE requests
  • Use bulk requests to deal with multiple documents in one shot
  • Out-of-the-box User Authentication and Authorization
  • Store and serve binary data with GridFS support
  • Define and execute Aggregations, supporting both map-reduce and aggregation pipelines
  • Execute requests in multi-document ACID transactions
  • Access real-time data changes via Websocket Change Streams
  • Create dbs, collections and indexes with Data Model API
  • Validate requests with JSON Schema
  • Extend RESTHeart via Plugins: transform, check requests and responses
  • Keep data secure with authenticators and authorizers
  • Executes WebHooks after a request completes
  • Implement Web Services in minutes
  • Serve Static Resources (such as HTML, CSS, images and JavaScript)
  • Define Relationships so that documents automatically include hyperlinks to referenced data
  • Forget about HTTP details with automatic support of Cross-origin resource sharing, Web Caching and HTTP ETag to avoid ghost writes
  • Navigate data with the embedded browser web app

RESTHeart Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to RESTHeart?
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