1. Introduction
    2. Software Catalog basics
    3. Removing the example entities
    4. Creating a software component
    5. Registering a component
    6. Moving towards a production instance
    1. Creating new components using Backstage
    2. Anatomy of a Software Template
    3. Writing new Software Templates
    4. Scaffolder actions
    5. Software Templates at Spotify
    1. Knowledge check

Onboarding Software to Backstage



Now that you have a basic Backstage app running, you can make it more your own. In this section, we’ll add some of your organization’s software components into the Software Catalog — and create a Software Template that captures your organization’s best practices for at least one engineering discipline.


This guide assumes that you’ve completed Standing Up Backstage. Before you continue, make sure that:

  • You have node, yarn, docker, and git set up and working on your machine
  • You can run yarn dev in your local terminal and see the Backstage app in your browser at http://localhost:3000