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Node Bootstrap (No.BS)

Quickly generate fullstack ESNext apps with support for browser-autorefresh and Websocket-based APIs.


  • push-button start and single-step production build
  • auto-refresh your browser on code changes
  • isomorphic build, package management, and API
  • bleeding-edge ESNext auto-compiler
  • client-side sourcemaps


To install, type:

npm install -g nodebs

To create a new No.BS project, type:

nobs my-new-project

This will create a new working directory with your project bootstrapped inside. To start a development server, cd to your new project and enter:

yarn dev

When it is time to do a production build, enter:

yarn build