Stop waiting on release cycles.

Standard Library is an all-in-one API development, management and hosting solution that lets you build integrations — Slack apps, Stripe webhooks, you name it — in minutes instead of days. Perfect for cross-functional teams, always powered by code.

  • Pat Chavez (you)
  • Keith Horwood
  • Jacob Lee
  • Steve Meyer
  • Janeth Ledezma
  • Scott Gamble
Keith Horwood 12:05PM
Hey can someone invite the new hire to the channel?
Jacob Lee 12:05PM
No problem, I will now 👍
Janeth Ledezma 12:05PM
So excited!
New Hire 12:05PM
joined #general
Standard Library Bot 12:05PM
Welcome to the channel ! ✨
* Welcome your Slack users with style

module.exports = async (user = '', channel = '') => {
return {
response_type: `in_channel`,
text: `Welcome to the channel <@${user}>! :sparkles:`,

Integrate with your favorite APIs

Do you need to build a simple API-based integration quickly? We manage fleets of servers behind the scenes for you the scale up and down to meet the needs of your APIs so you don't have to worry about it. On top of that, Standard Library has a line-up of great pre-built integrations for you to get started with right away. Start with an example like Slack or Stripe, learn about and build anything else you'd like with help from the community.

Powerful features to make you and your teams' life easier

Standard Library’s product is built with efficiency in mind: we take care of the technical overhead so you can get right into developing. On top of hosting APIs and auto-scaling our cloud infrastructure to match incoming request volume, we offer a host of other features. Enjoy!

We've got the right tools to fit your work style

We understand the the importance of the right tool for the job, and whether you're just starting out with development or you're a seasoned pro, we have just what you need.

Get started right away with Code on Standard Library

You can now immediately create, modify and deploy APIs without any complicated installation steps. Code on Standard Library is a full-featured code editor, available directly from your web browser. Crack your knuckles and crank out your next project in minutes. You can even try it here!

Open Code on Standard Library

Work your way with professional developer tools

> Install command line tools
$ npm install lib.cli -g
> Initialize a workspace
$ lib init
> Create a service
$ lib create
__main__.js — /stdlib/functions
module.exports = async (name='Dolores') => {
return `Hello, ${ name }. Bring yourself back online.`;
> Deploy an infinitely scalable web API (dev environment)
$ lib up dev
> Deploy an immutable service to production
$ lib release
> Read more about it at

Seasoned pro? We have your back — we're developers, too. We provide a full command line tool interface so that you can manage APIs and projects from the coding setup you've perfected over the last five years. Be it VSCode, Atom, vim or emacs, you can work right from your terminal.

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Eager to build? Let's do it!

Available quick-start tutorials will have you building professional-quality integrations and APIs connected to your favorite services in minutes. Give one a try! Don't know where to start? You can try a Slack applications if you're a beginner — don't be afraid to dive deep, though.

Create your first API with Standard Library in 10 minutes
Keep your team informed with a custom Slack bot in 9 minutes
Automate your home with a custom Alexa skill in 7 minutes
Start generating revenue with a Stripe Store in 5 minutes
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See what others are building

Here's a sneak peek of what others are shipping this very moment. If you're not sure where to start, this might give you some inspiration! If you want to build private APIs, we support that as well — these are public releases.

Recent releases

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Keep informed with updates from Standard Library

You can keep up to date on the latest and greatest new products and features by following our blog — updated bi-weekly!

Announcing $2M in Funding from Stripe, and Introducing
Keith Horwood on May 31, 2018
Standard Library Goes Serverful with FunctionScript Server!
Keith Horwood on Jun 12, 2019
Introducing KeyQL — A Language for Building Data Queries Using Key-Value Pairs
Keith Horwood on Jun 5, 2019
Introducing FunctionScript — Turn JavaScript Functions into Typed HTTP APIs
Keith Horwood on May 29, 2019
Standard Library — Something New
Keith Horwood on Mar 6, 2019