A rich framework for building applications and services

hapi enables developers to focus on writing reusable application logic instead of spending time building infrastructure.

$ npm install hapi

Current version: 11.1.2 ● Latest update: 2015-11-30T10:10:48Z ● Downloads last month: 181,814


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Getting started

Start by creating a package.json:

npm init

Install hapi and save it to your package.json dependencies:

npm install hapi --save

Create an index.js file with the following contents:

'use strict';

const Hapi = require('hapi');

// Create a server with a host and port
const server = new Hapi.Server();
server.connection({ host: 'localhost', port: 8000 });

// Add the route
server.route({ method: 'GET', path:'/hello', handler: function (request, reply) {

return reply('hello world'); } });

// Start the server
server.start((err) => {

if (err) {
throw err; } console.log('Server running at:', server.info.uri); });

Launch the application by running node . and open localhost:8000/hello in your browser.

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