Nest.js is a progressive Node.js framework for building efficient, reliable and scalable server–side applications. NestJS is a server–side (backend) application framework beautifully crafted to support developers productivity and make their lives happier. Well, it’s not only a framework, it’s an enabler of entering the world of advanced engineering concepts such as Domain Driven Design, Event Sourcing, Microservices architecture.
I spent a good few years in my career developing large scale apps and it didn’t let me down any single time. It’s well written, having quality as an objective, modular web framework with a good documentation, delivering nice developer experience. Exactly the same way I’d describe Nest.
NestJs is built on the top of Typescript and Express.js. It also combines some elements of Object Oriented Programming and functional programming.
Here comes NestJS, a framework which is fully written in TypeScript (it supports JS too, but types are good), it’s easily testable and brings in all the necessary stuff you always think about but you don’t know what to choose.
NestJS doesn’t try to limit you to a particular way of doing things, it just provides the tooling you need. It doesn’t try to reinvent the wheel, it utilize existing tools you already know. For example, it uses express behind the scenes which makes your app compatible with the majority of express middlewares.
Specification: NestJs: Modern ways to build APIs with Typescript and NestJs