Expressive middleware for node.js using generators via co to make web applications and APIs more enjoyable to write. Koa's middleware flow in a stack-like manner allowing you to perform actions downstream, then filter and manipulate the response upstream. Koa's use of generators also greatly increases the readability and robustness of your application.
Only methods that are common to nearly all HTTP servers are integrated directly into Koa's small ~550 SLOC codebase. This includes things like content-negotiation, normalization of node inconsistencies, redirection, and a few others.
No middleware are bundled with koa. If you prefer to only define a single dependency for common middleware, much like Connect, you may use koa-common.
$ npm install koa
To use Koa you must be running node 0.11.13 or higher for generator and promise support, and must run node(1)
--harmony flag. If you don't like typing this, add an alias to your shell profile:
alias node='node --harmony'
- API documentation
- Badgeboard and list of official modules
- Middleware list
- G+ Community
- Reddit Community
- Mailing list
- #koajs on freenode
- Kick-Off-Koa - An intro to koa via a set of self-guided workshops.
- Workshop - A workshop to learn the basics of koa, Express' spiritual successor.
- Introduction Screencast - An introduction to installing and getting started with Koa
var koa = ;var app = ;// loggerapp;// responseapp;app;
$ make test