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License: MIT License

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NestJS REST API boilerplate for typical project

Table of Contents


  • [x] Database (typeorm).
  • [x] Seeding.
  • [x] Config Service (@nestjs/config).
  • [x] Mailing (nodemailer, @nestjs-modules/mailer).
  • [x] Sign in and sign up via email.
  • [x] Social sign in (Apple, Facebook, Google, Twitter).
  • [x] Admin and User roles.
  • [x] I18N (nestjs-i18n).
  • [x] File uploads. Support local and Amazon S3 drivers.
  • [x] Swagger.
  • [x] E2E and units tests.
  • [x] Docker.
  • [x] CI (Github Actions).

Quick run

git clone --depth 1 https://github.com/brocoders/nestjs-boilerplate.git my-app
cd my-app/
cp env-example .env
docker-compose up -d

For check status run

docker-compose logs

Comfortable development

git clone --depth 1 https://github.com/brocoders/nestjs-boilerplate.git my-app
cd my-app/
cp env-example .env

Change DATABASE_HOST=postgres to DATABASE_HOST=localhost

Change MAIL_HOST=maildev to MAIL_HOST=localhost

Run additional container:

docker-compose up -d postgres adminer maildev redis
npm install

npm run migration:run

npm run seed:run

npm run start:dev


Automatic update of dependencies

If you want to automatically update dependencies, you can connect Renovate for your project.

Database utils

Generate migration

npm run migration:generate -- src/database/migrations/CreateNameTable 

Run migration

npm run migration:run

Revert migration

npm run migration:revert

Drop all tables in database

npm run schema:drop

Run seed

npm run seed:run


# unit tests
npm run test

# e2e tests
npm run test:e2e

Tests in Docker

docker-compose -f docker-compose.ci.yaml --env-file env-example -p ci up --build --exit-code-from api && docker-compose -p ci rm -svf

Test benchmarking

docker run --rm jordi/ab -n 100 -c 100 -T application/json -H "Authorization: Bearer USER_TOKEN" -v 2 http://<server_ip>:3000/api/v1/users