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Baserow is an open source online database tool and Airtable alternative. This is a mirrored repository, the official one is hosted on

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Open source online database tool and Airtable alternative.

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Create own database without technical experience. Our user friendly no-code tool gives you the powers of a developer without leaving your browser.

  • Uses popular frameworks like Django and Nuxt.js.
  • Uses PostgreSQL.
  • Open source.
  • MIT license.
  • Self hosted.
  • Headless and API first.
  • Modular architecture.
  • Supports plugins.
  • Includes a plugin boilerplate.
  • Unlimited rows.
  • Runs in your browser.
  • Alternative to Airtable.

Become a sponsor

If you would like to get new features faster then you might want to consider becoming a sponsor. By becoming a sponsor we can spend more time on Baserow which means faster development.

Become a GitHub Sponsor

Try out a demo

If you just want to try out Baserow, you can create an account on the SaaS version at Just click on the create account or register button at the homepage.

If you want to try out Baserow on your own computer, you can easily start a demo environment via

. Just clone the repository, run the following commands and visit http://localhost:3000 in your browser.
$ docker network create baserow_demo_default
$ docker-compose -f docker-compose.demo.yml up

More detailed instructions and more information about the demo environment can be found here or at

Development environment

If you want to contribute to Baserow you need to setup the development environment. Execute the following commands to start the backend API server.

Note that the container might have a different name like

$ docker network create baserow_default
$ docker-compose up -d
$ docker exec -it backend bash
$ python src/baserow/ migrate
$ python src/baserow/ runserver

Visit http://localhost:8000/api/groups/ in your browser and you should see a JSON response containing "Authentication credentials were not provided.". This means that it is working!

In order to start the web-frontend environment you may execute the following commands.

$ docker network create baserow_default
$ docker exec -it web-frontend bash
$ yarn install
$ yarn dev

The Baserow development environment is now running. Visit http://localhost:3000 in your browser and you should see a working version in development mode.

More detailed instructions and more information about the development environment can be found here or at

Plugin development

Because of the modular architecture of Baserow it is possible to create plugins. Make your own fields, views, applications, pages or endpoints. We also have a plugin boilerplate to get you started right away. More information can be found in the plugin introduction and in the plugin boilerplate docs.

Official documentation

The official documentation can be found on the website at or here inside the repository. The API docs can be found here at or if you are looking for the OpenAPI schema here


Created by Bram Wiepjes (Baserow) - [email protected]

Distributes under the MIT license. See

for more information.

Version: 0.8.0

The official repository can be found at

The changelog can be found here.

Become a GitHub Sponsor here.

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