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This section describes all the individual modules and APIs of Feathers.


Feathers core functionality that works on the client and the server

  • Application - The main Feathers application API
  • Services - Service objects and their methods and Feathers specific functionality
  • Hooks - Pluggable middleware for service methods
  • Events - Events sent by Feathers service methods
  • Errors - A collection of error classes used throughout Feathers


Expose a Feathers application as an API server

  • Configuration - A node-config wrapper to initialize configuration of a server side application.
  • Koa - Feathers KoaJS framework bindings, REST API provider and error middleware.
  • Express - Feathers Express framework bindings, REST API provider and error middleware.
  • - The real-time transport provider
  • Channels - Channels are used to send real-time events to clients


Feathers authentication mechanism

  • Service - The main authentication service configuration
  • Hook - The hook used to authenticate service method calls
  • Strategies - More about authentication strategies
  • Local - Local email/password authentication
  • JWT - JWT authentication
  • OAuth - Using OAuth logins (Facebook, Twitter etc.)


More details on how to use Feathers on the client

  • Usage - Feathers client usage in Node, React Native and the browser (also with Webpack and Browserify)
  • REST - Feathers client and direct REST API server usage
  • - Feathers client and direct API server usage
  • Authentication - A client for Feathers authentication


Model definitions for validating and resolving data.


Feathers common database adapter API and querying mechanism

  • Adapters - A list of supported database adapters
  • Common API - Database adapter common initialization and configuration API
  • Querying - The common querying mechanism
  • MongoDB - The adapter for MongoDB databases
  • SQL - The adapter for SQL databases using KnexJS
  • Memory - The adapter for in-memory data storage

Released under the MIT License.