The following projects are recommended for implementing Node applications using the YugabyteDB YSQL API.

Supported projects

Project Documentation and Guides Latest Driver Version Supported YugabyteDB Version
YugabyteDB node-postgres Smart Driver Documentation
Hello World App
8.7.3-yb-1 2.8 and above
PostgreSQL node-postgres Driver Documentation
Hello World App
8.7.3 2.6 and above
Project Documentation and Guides Example Apps
Sequelize Documentation
Hello World App
Sequelize ORM App
Prisma Documentation
Hello World App
Prisma ORM App

Learn how to establish a connection to a YugabyteDB database and begin basic CRUD operations using the Hello World examples.

For fully-runnable code snippets and explanations of common operations, see the example apps. Before running the example apps, make sure you have installed the prerequisites.


To develop Node.js applications for YugabyteDB, you need the following:

  • Node.js
    To download and install Node.js, refer to the Node.js documentation.
    To check the version of node, use the following command:

    node -v
  • Create a Node.JS project
    Create a file with the .js extension (for example app.js), which can be run using the following command:

    node app.js
  • YugabyteDB cluster

Next steps

  • Learn how to build Node.js applications using Sequelize.
  • Learn how to use Prisma with YugabyteDB.