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generator-sails-rest-api

generator-sails-rest-api

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Yeoman generator that provides already configured and optimized Sails REST API with bundle of predefined features.

Build Status

Version Build Status Coverage Status
Edge (dev) Edge Version Edge Version
Stable (master) Stable Version Stable Version

Features

  • Generator is split in more smaller parts, so that you are able to scaffold models, policies, controllers, etc... separately;
  • Disabled hooks by default: csrf, grunt, i18n, pubsub, session, sockets, views;
  • Flexible questions that allow to you quickly configure database connections, services that you want to use, etc...
  • Implemented authentication layer based on passport with JWT and Local strategies, Facebook, Twitter, VKontakte, GitHub, Instagram, Google Plus and other social networks;
  • Overrides defaults blueprints which simplify CRUD operation in REST API and adds new features like fields or populate in requests;
  • All configuration files cleaned up and optimized for REST API;
  • Some generators can scaffold predefined functionality;
  • Sub-generator that simplifies creating cron configuration;
  • Logger generator can scaffold logging configuration for bunyan, winston or use default Sails logger;
  • Overridden responses which respond with code (Status Code), message (Status Message) and data (Response Data) fields;
  • Bundle of ready-2-use services like CipherService, PusherService (Push Notifications), SmsService and so on... You can check the table with detailed list of implemented services below;
  • Bunch of Sails adapters is already declared in connections.js configuration file so you can easily swap between them;
  • Implemented useful express middleware like Connection: keep-alive and GZip compression. In a nutshell, all what optimizes HTTP performance;
  • Swagger generator can scaffold Swagger UI Explorer for you project;

Getting Started

Console

Install yeoman and generator-sails-rest-api:

npm install -g yo generator-sails-rest-api

Create project directory and initiate the generator under the project directory:

mkdir my-project
cd my-project
yo sails-rest-api

You will be prompted to answer to questions. Answer to those questions and you will get configured Sails project.

After scaffolding the project you can use this project as before. Just run the app.js file or use npm scripts.

npm start

WebStorm 11

Start creating new project and choose Yeoman type:

WebStorm 11 Create New Project

If you have installed sails-rest-api generator then just chose it and click Next. Otherwise, click Install generator and search for sails.

WebStorm 11 Search and Install generator

When you click Next button after the generator was chosen, answer the questions that you'd been prompted.

WebStorm 11 Prompt and Answers

Congratulations, you just have setup your first Sails REST API 👍

Bundled Sails services

Service Name Implemented providers
CipherService JWT
HashService bcrypt
ImageService GraphicsMagick, ImageMagick
LocationService Google, Yandex, FreeGeoIP and a lot of others
MailerService direct, sendmail, SMTP, SES and a lot more
PaymentService BrainTreePayments, Stripe
PusherService Apple Push Notifications, Google Cloud Messaging
SmsService Twilio
SocialService Facebook
StorageService Amazon S3, Local

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2015 Eugene Obrezkov aka ghaiklor

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.