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End to end backend server for frontend and mobile developers
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What is Appwrite?

Appwrite is an open-source backend server that provides you with all the required tools and APIs to build web, flutter and native apps faster. Appwrite comes with built-in console and lots of security features
Appwrite is a tool in the API Tools category of a tech stack.
Appwrite is an open source tool with 13.3K GitHub stars and 1.2K GitHub forks. Here鈥檚 a link to Appwrite's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Appwrite?

5 companies reportedly use Appwrite in their tech stacks, including Appwrite, OmniaWrite, and Careerpage.

19 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Appwrite.

Appwrite Integrations

JavaScript, Python, Node.js, React, and PHP are some of the popular tools that integrate with Appwrite. Here's a list of all 15 tools that integrate with Appwrite.
Pros of Appwrite
Great UI
100% open source
Easy to setup
End to end solution
Consistency across platforms
Easy to use
Small learning curve
Predictable REST API
Accelerate app development
Simplicity first attitude
Lot of security features
Built-in file encryption
Auto SSL certificate generator
Built-in file scanner
Decisions about Appwrite

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Appwrite in their tech stack.

Eldad Fux
Shared insights

Building a serverless tool is cool, but we wanted developers to be able to integrate with Appwrite any way they want. Front or back, it's up to developers to know what architecture fits best for their project.

Being unopinionated and cross-platform is a massive part of our dev cycle, but the most important thing is that we really just want to empower developers.

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Eldad Fux
Shared insights

Appwrite community member and Flutter enthusiastic, Damodar Lohani has just released the first episode of his Appwrite + Flutter tutorials series! The first episode covers how to setup Appwrite as your Flutter app open-source backend server and how to create your first database collection.

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Appwrite's Features

  • Fast and Secure
  • Manage Access control
  • File Previews
  • Image Manipulations
  • Authenticate, Confirm and Manage your Users
  • Multiple Signin Methods
  • Auto-Generated SSL
  • Built-in Files and Secrets Encryption
  • Built-in Anti-Virus scanner
  • Webhooks
  • Background Tasks
  • Open-Source
  • Self-Hosted
  • Privacy
  • Cross-Platform
  • Flutter Support
  • Audit Logging
  • Input Validation
  • Abuse Protection
  • HTTP\2 Support

Appwrite Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Appwrite?
Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
With Parse, you can add a scalable and powerful backend in minutes and launch a full-featured app in record time without ever worrying about server management. We offer push notifications, social integration, data storage, and the ability to add rich custom logic to your app鈥檚 backend with Cloud Code.
It is the only complete API development environment, used by nearly five million developers and more than 100,000 companies worldwide.
Amazon API Gateway
Amazon API Gateway handles all the tasks involved in accepting and processing up to hundreds of thousands of concurrent API calls, including traffic management, authorization and access control, monitoring, and API version management.
Insomnia REST Client
Insomnia is a powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and authentication for Mac, Window, and Linux.
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Appwrite's Followers
72 developers follow Appwrite to keep up with related blogs and decisions.