LoopBack makes it easy to build modern applications that require complex integrations.
- Fast, small, powerful, extensible core
- Generate real APIs with a single command
- Define your data and endpoints with OpenAPI
- No maintenance of generated code
Status: General Availability
LoopBack 4 GA (General Availability) has been released in October 2018, read more in the announcement post.
The documentation website is https://loopback.io/doc/en/lb4/.
Check the API documentation for all the API usages in each package.
Long Term Support
We don't provide any LTS version for LoopBack 4 yet. Please join the discussion in loopback-next#4398 if you are interested in a version that's less frequently changed.
We are providing Maintenance support for LoopBack 3 until December 2020.
|LoopBack 4||Current||Oct 2018||Apr 2025 (minimum)|
|LoopBack 3||End-of-Life||Dec 2016||Dec 2020|
|LoopBack 2||End-of-Life||Jul 2014||Apr 2019|
Please refer to our Long Term Support Policy for more details.
Make sure you have the following installed:
|Node.js||Maintenance LTS (v14)
Active LTS (v16)
Current (v17 & v18)
|https://nodejs.org/en/about/releases/||The use of the current version for production is not recommended.|
Install LoopBack 4 CLI to help create new projects as follows:
npm i -g @loopback/cli
To create your first LoopBack 4 application, see Getting Started.
See the following resources to get you started:
You can join the team by posting a comment to issue #110.
If you think you have discovered a new security issue with any LoopBack package, please do not report it on GitHub. Instead, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a full description and steps to reproduce.
See SECURITY.md for more details.
Technical Steering Committee
|Raymond Feng||Diana Lau||Mario Estrada||Rifa Achrinza||Francisco Buceta|
Other Project Maintainers
|Nora Abdelgadir||Matthew Schnee||Hage Yaapa|
|Agnes Lin||Madaky||Hugo Da Roit|
|Nico Flaig||Denny Bartelt||Douglas McConnachie|
See all contributors.