The best boilerplate app is the one you code yourself

Boilerplate apps are great. They let you get your next project up and running quickly, and usually provide some form of structure you can follow. They can also, however, be a massive time-sink. We developers are curious by nature, and tend to have this thing where we want to know exactly how things run under the hood 🙈 In addition, boilerplates can be too minimalistic for your needs, or too much bloat.

Spotify Boilerplate App

A while ago we were proud to be releasing 2 of the very first Spotify Apps in the Netherlands at NoProtocol. For a long time since I’ve been planning on creating a Boilerplate in which we could put all the best practices and redo some stuff in hindsight. And finally, it’s here! You can grab it at For a bit more in-depth information, read on .. The Boilerplate project aims to provide a foundation upon which you can start building Spotify Apps.