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Thor 雷神 Schaeff 73217d5525
Merge pull request #5069 from supabase/blog/fix-discord-link
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.github Removes v12 and v16 node studio workflow tests 2 weeks ago
about Merge pull request #4933 from Isaiah-Hamilton/update-contributing-page 2 days ago
docker docker: properly notify PostgREST to reload schema cache on DDL command end 7 days ago
examples chore(deps): bump follow-redirects in /examples/angular-todo-list 1 week ago
i18n fix(typo): Excess space deleted 6 days ago
studio Merge pull request #4535 from supabase/feat/studio-logs-page-query-params 3 days ago
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web Merge pull request #4933 from Isaiah-Hamilton/update-contributing-page 2 days ago
www fix: blogpost discord link. 11 hours ago
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Makefile fetch all contributors 6 months ago Update 4 weeks ago make as a symlink to security.txt 4 months ago
babel.config.js Chore/postgrest v9 (#3988) 2 months ago
jest.config.ts Chore/postgrest v9 (#3988) 2 months ago
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package.json add perf tests (#4032) 2 months ago
tsconfig.json Chore/postgrest v9 (#3988) 2 months ago


Supabase is an open source Firebase alternative. We're building the features of Firebase using enterprise-grade open source tools.

  • Hosted Postgres Database
  • Realtime subscriptions
  • Authentication and authorization
  • Auto-generated APIs
  • Dashboard
  • Storage
  • Functions (coming soon)


For full documentation, visit

To see how to Contribute, visit Getting Started

Community & Support

  • Community Forum. Best for: help with building, discussion about database best practices.
  • GitHub Issues. Best for: bugs and errors you encounter using Supabase.
  • Email Support. Best for: problems with your database or infrastructure.
  • Discord. Best for: sharing your applications and hanging out with the community.


  • Alpha: We are testing Supabase with a closed set of customers
  • Public Alpha: Anyone can sign up over at But go easy on us, there are a few kinks
  • Public Beta: Stable enough for most non-enterprise use-cases
  • Public: Production-ready

We are currently in Public Beta. Watch "releases" of this repo to get notified of major updates.

Watch this repo

How it works

Supabase is a combination of open source tools. We’re building the features of Firebase using enterprise-grade, open source products. If the tools and communities exist, with an MIT, Apache 2, or equivalent open license, we will use and support that tool. If the tool doesn't exist, we build and open source it ourselves. Supabase is not a 1-to-1 mapping of Firebase. Our aim is to give developers a Firebase-like developer experience using open source tools.


Supabase is a hosted platform. You can sign up and start using Supabase without installing anything. You can also self-host and develop locally.


  • PostgreSQL is an object-relational database system with over 30 years of active development that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, feature robustness, and performance.
  • Realtime is an Elixir server that allows you to listen to PostgreSQL inserts, updates, and deletes using websockets. Realtime polls Postgres' built-in replication functionality for database changes, converts changes to JSON, then broadcasts the JSON over websockets to authorized clients.
  • PostgREST is a web server that turns your PostgreSQL database directly into a RESTful API
  • Storage provides a RESTful interface for managing Files stored in S3, using Postgres to manage permissions.
  • postgres-meta is a RESTful API for managing your Postgres, allowing you to fetch tables, add roles, and run queries, etc.
  • GoTrue is an SWT based API for managing users and issuing SWT tokens.
  • Kong is a cloud-native API gateway.

Client libraries

Our approach for client libraries is modular. Each sub-library is a standalone implementation for a single external system. This is one of the ways we support existing tools.

Language Client Feature-Clients (bundled in Supabase client)
Supabase PostgREST GoTrue Realtime Storage
️ Official
JavaScript (TypeScript) supabase-js postgrest-js gotrue-js realtime-js storage-js
💚 Community 💚
C# supabase-csharp postgrest-csharp gotrue-csharp realtime-csharp -
Dart (Flutter) supabase-dart postgrest-dart gotrue-dart realtime-dart storage-dart
Go - postgrest-go - - -
Java - - gotrue-java - -
Kotlin - postgrest-kt gotrue-kt - -
Python supabase-py postgrest-py gotrue-py realtime-py -
Ruby supabase-rb postgrest-rb - - -
Rust - postgrest-rs - - -
Swift supabase-swift postgrest-swift gotrue-swift realtime-swift storage-swift



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