Programming language: C#
License: GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only
Latest version: v4.0.0

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ABP Framework

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ABP Framework is a complete infrastructure based on the ASP.NET Core to create modern web applications and APIs by following the software development best practices and the latest technologies. Check out https://abp.io

Getting Started

  • Quick Start is a single-part, quick-start tutorial to build a simple application with the ABP Framework. Start with this tutorial if you want to quickly understand how ABP works.
  • Getting Started guide can be used to create and run ABP based solutions with different options and details.
  • Web Application Development Tutorial is a complete tutorial to develop a full stack web application with all aspects of a real-life solution.

Quick Start

Install the ABP CLI:

> dotnet tool install -g Volo.Abp.Cli

Create a new solution:

> abp new BookStore -u mvc -d ef

See the CLI documentation for all available options.

UI Framework Options

Database Provider Options

What ABP Provides?

ABP provides a full stack developer experience.


ABP offers a complete, modular and layered software architecture based on Domain Driven Design principles and patterns. It also provides the necessary infrastructure and guiding to implement this architecture.

ABP Framework is suitable for microservice solutions as well as monolithic applications.


There are a lot of features provided by the ABP Framework to achieve real world scenarios easier, like Event Bus, Background Job System, Audit Logging, BLOB Storing, Data Seeding, Data Filtering, etc.

Cross Cutting Concerns

ABP also simplifies (and even automates wherever possible) cross cutting concerns and common non-functional requirements like Exception Handling, Validation, Authorization, Localization, Caching, Dependency Injection, Setting Management, etc.

Application Modules

ABP is a modular framework and the Application Modules provide pre-built application functionalities;

  • Account: Provides UI for the account management and allows user to login/register to the application.
  • Identity: Manages organization units, roles, users and their permissions, based on the Microsoft Identity library.
  • OpenIddict: Integrates to OpenIddict.
  • Tenant Management: Manages tenants for a multi-tenant (SaaS) application.

See the Application Modules document for all pre-built modules.

Startup Templates

The Startup templates are pre-built Visual Studio solution templates. You can create your own solution based on these templates to immediately start your development.

ABP Community

ABP Community Web Site

The ABP Community is a website to publish articles and share knowledge about the ABP Framework. You can also create content for the community!


Follow the ABP Blog to learn the latest happenings in the ABP Framework.


See the sample projects built with the ABP Framework.

Want to Contribute?

ABP is a community-driven open source project. See the contribution guide if you want to be a part of this project.

Official Links

  • Main Web Site
    • Get Started
    • Features
  • Documentation
  • Samples
  • Blog
  • Community
  • Stack overflow
  • Twitter

Support the ABP Framework

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Discord Channel

You can use this link to join the ABP Community Discord Server: https://discord.gg/abp

ABP Commercial

See also ABP Commercial if you are looking for pre-built application modules, professional themes, code generation tooling and premium support for the ABP Framework.