Overview

8base is a Backend-as-a-Service. It lets front-end developers focus more on what they love and backend developers expedite their workflow. As our CEO likes to say, "it's totally awesome!"

When using 8base, you're project benefits from having:

  1. A fully scalable serverless API

  2. A managed MySQL Database that's hosted on AWS

  3. Ready-to-use app services, like Authentication, Authorization, and File Storage

  4. 8base's rock-star team and the Community

  5. So, so, so much more!

An awesome way to get more familiar with the true power of 8base is to complete the quick start app and watch some of the 8base Academy Videos. That said, below is a list of great guides to help get you familiar with many key concepts.

Useful Guides

Quick Start Learn 8base by building a React application.

Management Console Read the high-level overview of 8base's management console.

Connect to your API Explore ways to connect to the 8base GraphQL API.

GraphQL API Dive deeper into API concepts like authentication, queries, mutations, subscriptions and files.

Custom Functions Learn how to deploy back-end functions in JavaScript/TypeScript using 8base CLI.

Client Tools Accelerate front-end development with the 8base SDK and Boost UI Kit.