Introduction to Amplication
Have you ever wanted to not have to repeatedly code Node.js Backends?
Did you want a Low-code Platform to do that?
Well, Amplication does exactly that!
- GraphQL APIs,
- REST APIs,
- Admin UI
Amplication is a flexible open-source Node.js app development platform. It helps you build production-ready Node.js backend without wasting time on repetitive coding.
Setting Up Amplication
- Github Account
Login to Amplication by Github
Select these configurations for your starter Project
Order management is a sample app by Amplication that contains some entities on creation.
Once you create your service you should see this:
Amplication uses some popular technologies as you can see
Next click the amplication logo to get directed to the home page.
So there's 4 components Workspace, Project, Service, Message Broker
Service is basically what you created so you can create that multiple times in a project
You can create a project to store multiple services
Now, we need to link a github repo to our project so we go into Project Settings -> Github and Authorize your github account, nextly link it!
(Note: Do not keep the repo empty)
After that, Let's merge our starter service into the Github repo,
In the right side of your screen, Press the commit changes button, A PR should generate in your repo!
Approve the PR, and the service should be in your github repo! There will be 2 folders: server & admin-ui
You can then download the github repo, and you can follow the README.md in the server to set it up!
Video Version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCU1hOnSA6k
Amplication helps you create Node.js backends really easily
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