Expressa - Drupal Backend Alternative

thomas4019's picture

I wanted to shared with my Drupal friends a project that I've been working on. It's a backend (heavily inspired by Drupal) that exposes a REST api and has an editor which lets you modify your schema (like content types) and content without coding.

https://github.com/thomas4019/expressa

It also has a permissions model with roles much like Drupal. It's been really useful for me when I need to create a site API using an online editor, but also want high performance. I'm really curious what you think of it and I hope it can be useful to some of you.

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Very interesting project.

acouch's picture

Very interesting project.

Yayy!

kandrupaler's picture

This is superb!

I'm planning to use node.js + express + mongodb as the backend for my upcoming Android App project, so this one is superbly timed, Thomas! I guess a "Views for expressa" will take this project into the next level...

Awesome! I'm glad to help.

thomas4019's picture

Awesome! I'm glad to help. It's amazing how simple backends can be when just storing JSON. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions. A views-like feature really would make things awesome. Rules would certainly be nice too :)

Thomas Hansen
www.ThomasHansen.me