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You are looking at the website for the fully functional Feathers v5 (Dove) pre-release. Check out what's new, and please let us know about any issues or questions . The current v4 documentation can be found at crow.docs.feathersjs.com.

Getting started with Feathers

Welcome to the Feathers guides! This is the place to find all the resources to get started with Feathers.

Setting up

The Feathers guide

The Feathers guide will walk you through all the important parts of Feathers. The quick start gets you up and running with a Feathers API and real-time website in less than 15 minutes from scratch to give you an idea what Feathers is about.

In the next parts we will generate an application and then walk through Feathers core concepts like services, hooks and authentication by building a complete real-time chat application with an API and a website that can register users and send and receive messages in real-time. We will also add a login with GitHub and write unit tests for our API.

Get started with the Feathers guide >

Follow up with

The API documentation >

The cookbook for common tasks and patterns >

The Awesome FeathersJS Ecosystem >

Feathers on YouTube >

More about Feathers how and why

Read about the philosophy behind Feathers and where it came from >

Learn about the high level design patterns behind Feathers >

See how Feathers compares to others >

Released under the MIT License.