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Poplar (白杨树)

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Poplar ( is an easy to use and opinionated micro-framework built on top of express for writing scalable and REST-like web APIs. Its main goals are parameter validation, entities, hooks, scalability and allowing rapid development and deployment of such APIs.

Because of this Poplar is an ideal candidate for building robust, scalable and secure web things.


  • Websocket support
  • Built-in parameter validation
  • Entities - a simple Facade to use with your models and API
  • Hooks, enabling the power of scalability of your api method


  • Poplar is licensed under the MIT license


  • Add upload files support
  • Add beforeValidation hook
  • Add support
  • Add koa support