Aero is a high-performance web server with a clean API for web development.


go get



Run this in an empty directory:

aero -newapp

Now you can build your app with go build or use the more advanced run tool.


  • Makes it easy to reach top scores in Lighthouse, PageSpeed and Mozilla Observatory
  • Optimized for high latency environments (mobile networks)
  • Has a strict content security policy
  • Calculates E-Tags out of the box
  • Finishes ongoing requests on a server shutdown
  • Supports HTTP/2, IPv6 and Web Manifest
  • Automatic HTTP/2 push of configured resources
  • Supports session data with custom stores
  • Provides http and https listener
  • Shows response time and size for your routes
  • Can run standalone without nginx babysitting it


  • layout as a layout system
  • pack to compile Pixy, Scarlet and JS assets in record time
  • run which automatically restarts your server on code/template/style changes
  • pixy as a high-performance template engine similar to Jade/Pug
  • scarlet as an aggressively compressing stylesheet preprocessor
  • nano as a fast, decentralized and git-trackable database
  • api to automatically implement your REST API routes
  • markdown as an overly simplified markdown wrapper
  • http as an HTTP client with a simple and clean API
  • log for simple & performant logging