StrongLoop launched in 2013 offering an open-source enterprise version of Node.js. Acquired by IBM in 2015, the StrongLoop team continues to build LoopBack, the open-source Node.js API Framework. IBM continues to contribute and support the StrongLoop community through these projects that provide key technologies for the API economy:

Highly-extensible, open-source Node.js framework ideal for APIs.
A JavaScript runtime built on Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine.
Create fully functional GraphQL wrappers for existing REST(-like) APIs.

We also support these key technologies for API development:

Node.js logoNode.js. Get projects done quickly, leverage the broad knowledge of JavaScript, and scale to the massive concurrency needed for mobile, IoT and next-generation web APIs.

OpenAPI Initiative logoOpenAPI Spec. Open standard for defining and describing your API.

Latest Blog Posts

Jun 11, 2020

Since we made the LoopBack Slack community available, we are happy to see more and more users are jo...


Jun 9, 2020

Recently, I measured the performance of LoopBack 4 and found an opportunity for an easy but significant improvement in the way how we are buildi...


Jun 4, 2020

The completion of the migration epic would be the biggest news in May. Now LoopBack 3 users can find the migration guide More...

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