The reusable, scalable, and quick node.js API server for stateless and stateful applications
Actionhero 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 for HTTP, WebSockets, and more. 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. Actionhero provides a simple Async/Await API for managing every type of connection and background task.
Currently actionhero supports the following out of the box...
# Generate a new Project
npx actionhero generate
npm run build
npm run dev # <-- I automatically notice changes and restart, as well as compiling .ts files
# Use the actionhero CLI
(npx) actionhero generate action --name my_action
(npx) actionhero generate task --name my_task --queue default --frequency 0
# To deploy your app
npm run build
npm run start
Your new project will come with example actions, tests, and more.
Or deploy a free API server now:
/docsfolder. The current version of this documentation is also automatically deployed to https://docs.actionherojs.com.
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