Express is a mature, minimal, and an open source web framework for making web applications and apis.

Create a New Workspace

To create a new workspace with a pre-created Express app, run the following command:

npx create-nx-workspace --preset=express

Setting Up @nx/express


Keep Nx Package Versions In Sync

Make sure to install the @nx/express version that matches the version of nx in your repository. If the version numbers get out of sync, you can encounter some difficult to debug errors. You can fix Nx version mismatches with this recipe.

In any Nx workspace, you can install @nx/express by running the following command:

nx add @nx/express

This will install the correct version of @nx/express.


Package reference

Here is a list of all the executors and generators available from this package.




  • initInternal

    Initialize the @nrwl/express plugin.

  • application

    Create an Express application.