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  • ๐Ÿงช Fully tested NestJS Prisma Clean Architecture Boilerplate - This boilerplate shows how to test your NestJS API with unit, integration and e2e tests. Use-cases are written in functionnal programming with FP-TS.
  • NestJS Permission Boilerplate - This is a basic NestJS boilerplate project built on the more powerful Node.js framework. The main purpose of this project is to dynamically handle roles and permissions assigned to the user.
  • SQB NestJS Boilerplate - A production-ready ๐Ÿญ NestJS boilerplate with batteries ๐Ÿ”‹ included. No Kidding!.
  • Nest BFF - A boilerplate BFF web application starter-project using NestJS. Includes CLI, and MongoDB migrations features.
  • NestJS Template - Scaffold your next TypeScript API with this production-ready NestJS template crafted for Docker environments.
  • MEAN Todo with NestJS - A simple Todo application with NestJS and Swagger. Included Authorization/Authentication.
  • NestJS Boilerplate - Boilerplate with available authentication, typeorm, env configuration and swagger. Everything you need to start making great things.
  • Awesome Nest Boilerplate - Typescript, Postgresql, TypeORM, Swagger for Api documentation, Role base access control, and best application architecture.
  • NestJS Prisma Starter - Starter project for NestJS includes Graphql with Prisma Client, Passport-JWT authentication, Swagger Api and Docker.
  • TeanJS - TeanJS is a starter that provides you all the keys to be able to start writing your code as quickly as possible.
  • NestJS DDD Boilerplate - Domain Driven Design Base app with NestJS, Class Validator and TypeORM. SOLID principles applied to create fully testable applications.
  • Nest Mongo Graphql - Starter Kit using NestJS MongoDB Graphql and type-graphql inspired the type schema first approach.
  • Ultimate Backend - Enterprise multi-tenant SaaS starter kit with CQRS GraphQL microservice architecture, apollo federation, event source and authentication.
  • NestJS GraphQL Boilerplate - Dockerized API boilerplate with NestJS, TypeORM, TypeGraphQL, MongoDB, GraphQL and automated tasks with Makefile. Code first approach.
  • NextJS & NestJS GraphQL Starter - GraphQL NestJS with NextJS boilerplace. Includes GitHub, Reddit & Google OAuth.
  • The Knests Stack - Full stack/end starter with: PostgreSQL, Knex.js, NestJS, Next.js, GraphQL, React, Material-UI, Docker multistage images for, Docker compose and a GitLab CI/CD pipeline fully configured.
  • Nest Hackathon Starter - Hackathon starter project for NestJS. Includes Prisma, email verification, Passport-JWT authentication, Swagger and more.
  • Stator - A full-stack boilerplate that does it all - automatic releases, deployments, enforced conventions.
  • NestJS REST Starter Kit - By MonstarLab - Features: JWT Auth, RBAC Authorization, TypeORM, winston logger, Pagination, Auto-generated Swagger. Other: prettier, commit-linting husky hooks, SonarCloud, docker-compose.
  • NestJS Api Boilerplate JWT - An API Boilerplate to create a ready-to-use REST API in seconds with NestJS + TypeORM and JWT Auth.
  • NestJS REST API boilerplate for typical project - Boilerplate with Auth, TypeORM, PostgreSQL, Mailing, I18N, Docker, File uploads (support local and Amazon S3 drivers), Swagger, Tests, CI.
  • NestJS and Prisma Yarn Monorepo Starter Template - Full-stack monorepo starter (Yarn workspaces) with Prisma, GraphQL, CI and more.
  • Truthy NestJS Headless CMS - Open source headless CMS API written using NestJS, that has built-in modules like User Management, Role Management, Permission Management, Email Module, Account Settings, 2FA settings, Throttling, RBAC support, Localization, frontend application written with ReactJS & Redux Saga, UI built with Ant design and many more. Other: unit test using Jest, prettier, commit-linting husky hooks, PostgreSQL, Redis, docker etc.
  • NestJS Realtime Chat - Boilerplate for a realtime chat based on Websockets, TypeORM, PostgreSQL, REST, Docker which includes PassportJS/JWT auth, rooms, kick/ban user functionality
  • Nest Sequelize JWT - Starter kit Nest + Sequelize + jwt.
  • Nest sequelize-typescript - Nest + sequelize-typescript + JWT + Jest + Swagger.
  • Samchon Backend - Template project for NestJS which utilizes Nestia, Safe-TypeORM and PostgreSQL. It supports developers to follow the TDD (Test Driven Development) and BDD (Behavior Driven Development) principles. Documents are well-formed and additional example projects are provided.
  • NestJS Starter - Starter for BFF, MS and API Rest with NestJS, scalable by environments with centralized configuration to use GitOps, CI/CD with GitHub Actions, Dockerization, Conventional commits, versioning, etc... and much more.
  • NestJS HTTP Boilerplate - A template for NestJS, Fastify, Typegoose, Vitest, custom Logger implementation, Redis and more, fast and simple boilerplate.
  • Ultimate NestJs - Nestjs template with Mikroorm, postgres, i18n , twilio, CI/CD with Github actions, conventiona commits with cz and husky, caching, mailer , sentry. Extended ESLint config for best practices. Also has nest's new repl added
  • Zen NestJS Prisma Apollo Angular Starter - An Nx monorepo for creating user portals as a progressive web application. Zen integrates the most widely adopted dependencies within the NestJS, Prisma, Apollo & Angular eco-systems. Code generating the entire data access layer for you.
  • NestJS Webpack Boilerplate - Boilerplate for NestJS with Webpack, Pnpm, Fastify, Swagger, Pino Logger, Airbnb JavaScript Guide, Google JSON Style, ESLint, Prettier, Editorconfig, Husky, Lint-Staged, Commitlint, Axios, Docker, Alias Path, Error Handling and Clustering.

Projects using NestJS

Open Source

  • Everยฎ - Open-Source Commerce Platform for On-Demand Economy and Digital Marketplaces.
  • Feednext - Open-Source Social Media Application.
  • Gauzy - Open-Source Profits Sharing Platform for modern agencies and studios.
  • LXDhub - Management system for Linux Containers (LXC).
  • Notadd - Microservice development architecture.
  • Pimp My PR - Open-Source platform for statistics and pull request management.
  • ToolJet - ToolJet is the open-source low-code framework alternative to Retool & Mendix to build & deploy internal tools with minimal engineering effort. (Source Code) GPL-3.0
  • Vendure - Open-Source headless GraphQL ecommerce framework built on NestJS, with a focus on developer productivity and ease of customization.
  • iola - Socket client with Rest API.
  • Amplication - Amplication is an open-source low-code devtool that auto-generates backend apps built with TypeScript and Node.js, and a client built with React.

Components & Libraries


  • @nestjs/cqrs - A lightweight CQRS module for Nest framework.
  • @nestjs-architects/typed-cqrs - A wrapper for the Nest CQRS library for better typing of query and command results.
  • nestjs-config - A Great module to handle project configurations.
  • nest-typed-config - Intuitive, type-safe configuration module for Nest framework.
  • @nestcloud/cli - A Node.js micro-service solution based on Consul, writing by Typescript language and NestJS framework.
  • nestjs-easyconfig - A NestJS module for managing configs that provides some sleek features.
  • nest-schedule - Schedule job easier by decorator.
  • nest-queue - Easy queue management based on Redis for your application.
  • NestJS Toolbox - The repository contains a suite of components and modules for NestJS.
  • nestjs-multer-extended - Extended MulterModule for NestJS framework with flexible Amazon S3 upload and helpful features.
  • nestjs-cls - A continuation-local storage module for Nest (using async_hooks)
  • nestjs-http-promise - A Promise-based alternative to @nestjs/axios, with retries feature using axios-retry and axios.
  • NestJS Toolkit - This toolkit is intended to be used in NestJs Starter, or any project that uses a centralized configuration, following the same architecture of the starter. Pks: http-client, typeorm, redis, filter exceptions, test utilities with test containers.
  • typia: 15,000x times faster runtime validator using pure TypeScript type.
  • @nestia/core: 15,000x times faster validation decorators using typia.

Code Style

Web Sockets






  • @squareboat/nest-eyewitness - Receive error reports directly to your inbox whenever any exception is witnessed ๐Ÿ‘€ in your NestJS application.
  • nestjs-flub - Pretty Error ๐Ÿ˜ซ Stack Viewer for NestJS Framework ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ.
  • nestjs-enlighten - A laravel-ignition like error page for NestJS Framework.
  • nestjs-rate-limiter - A highly configurable rate limiter library.
  • nest-raven - Sentry Raven (@sentry/minimal) Module for NestJS Framework.
  • nestjs-sentry - Another NestJS Sentry module, with injectable sentry client.



  • nest-router - Router Module For NestJS Framework ๐Ÿšฆ ๐Ÿš€ for organizing your Routes, creating a routes tree, and more.

Dialogflow ๐Ÿ“ก

  • nestjs-dialogflow - Dialog flow module that simplify the web hook handling for your NLP application using NestJS.


  • nest-winston - Winston module for NestJS.
  • nestjs-pino - Pino module for NestJS Log with request context in any place.
  • @ogma/* - A monorepo for the Ogma logger and related packages.


Internationalization (i18n)

  • nestjs-i18n - Adds i18n support easily to your server, with a rich formatting api build in.



  • nest-event - Event handling with decorators for NestJS Framework.


RBAC (Role-based access control)

  • nestjs-rbac - RBAC module for NestJS, with a dynamic storage and cache.
  • nestjs-keycloak-admin - Keycloak Admin Client with support for User Managed Access protocol.
  • nestjs-oso - Library that simplifies the implementation of OSO (open-source policy engine for authorization).

Multi Tenancy

  • nestjs-mtenant - A module for NestJS to enable multitenancy support with deep integration into the system as whole (based on async_hooks).



  • nestjs-prisma - Library and schematics adding Prisma integration to a NestJS application


Collections of examples

  • Testing Nestjs - A repository to show off to the community methods of testing NestJS including Unit Tests, Integration Tests, E2E Tests, pipes, filters, interceptors, GraphQL, Mongo, TypeORM, and more!


  • @golevelup/ts-jest - Utilities for making testing NestJS applications easier. Currently supports Jest.
  • mockingbird - A library to create typed tests fixtures/mocks using decorators and built-in faker support
  • NestJS + Pact - Injectable Pact.js Consumer/Provider for NestJS
  • @automock/jest - Standalone library for class-dependencies auto mocking








  • nestjs-amqp - An amqp connection manager.
  • nestjs-rmq - A custom library for NestJS microservice. It allows you to use RabbitMQ or AMQP.
  • @golevelup/nestjs-rabbitmq - Flexible AMQP integrations for NestJS that supports multiple messaging patterns and intuitive decorators.


Payment Gateways



Workflow Automation


File Storage

Cloud Managed Configuration

  • @nonfig/nestjs-config - A module for Nonfig Configuration Management Service. Nonfig combines Configurations and Features. So you change features, and release swiftly, and measure to digital impact.



Command Line / Terminal



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