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Overview of Darklang Classic

Darklang is an integrated language, framework, and editor for building web backends: REST API endpoints, asynchronous background workers, scheduled jobs, and persistent storage. Darklang's framework is tightly coupled to the infrastructure, and as you write code you're able to develop from real incoming requests/traces.

Hello World

Hello World

Above, you can see how to create a simple Hello World application in Darklang. Starting with an empty canvas in the Darklang editor, it creates a HTTP endpoint (GET /hello), and adds code ("Hello world") to return a response. That endpoint is immediately available in the cloud.

Guide to documentation

The documentation is split into:

New folks should start at the Your first Darklang application tutorial to get started.