Dartness is a progressive dart framework for building efficient and scalable server-side applications.


Dartness is a framework for building efficient, scalable dart server-side applications. It provides an easy and quick way to develop modern standalone server.

Under the hood, Dartness makes use of shelf.

Inspired by Spring Boot and Nest frameworks


Install Dart SDK version >=2.17.1

$ dart --version            
Dart SDK version: 2.17.3 (stable)

Creating a new project

$ dart create -t console your_project_name
  1. Add dartness into the pubspec.yaml

  dartness_server: ^0.2.0-alpha
  1. Create the file in “bin/main.dart”

import 'package:dartness_server/dartness.dart';

import 'example_controller.dart';

void main() async {
  final app = Dartness(
    port: 3000,
  await app.create();
  1. Run the server

$ dart run bin/main.dart
Server listening on port 3000


You can run the example with the Dart SDK like this:

$ dart run example/main.dart
Server listening on port 3000

Docs and more

You can check the documentation at dartness docs


  1. HTTP
    • Controllers
      • Bind annotations
      • Header
      • Body
      • Param
      • Query
    • Middleware
    • Interceptor
    • Websockets
  2. Exceptions
    • Exception Handler
  3. Security
    • Roles
    • CORS
  4. Dependency Injection
    • Injectable
  5. Scheduling
    • Annotation
  6. Database
    • ORM
    • Repository
  7. Testing
  8. CLI


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