Welcome!

This is the manual for the Hitchy server-side application framework.

This framework starts lean and relies on plugins to extend the very small but powerful set of features included with its core that's providing just this:

Those features comply with our basic design principles.

Getting Started

See our tutorials for getting started.

Why "Hitchy"?

We've started developing this framework while using SailsJS for creating applications. We basically were great fans of ExpressJS back then. But SailsJS wasn't quite as convincing.

That's why we started developing our own framework to provide what was missing in ExpressJS and make it integrate as a middleware there. So, it is actually hitching and that's why we called it hitchy. Aside from that this name was sticking and available.

Guess what! Hitchy works great on top of ExpressJS even today. However, Hitchy is great on its own, too, and so we love to use it without ...

License

MIT

Credits

This framework has been developed by Berlin-based cepharum GmbH.