StrongLoop began 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

Nov 14, 2018

LoopBack 4 applications can now run on IBM Cloud with some minimal code changes and configurations. We have created More...

Nov 8, 2018

As the fall season kicked into full gear, the LoopBack team was busy! We wrapped up items planned for our General Availability (GA) release and ...


Nov 6, 2018

This is an important week for the OpenAPI Initiative! We want to congratulate the Initiative for their third birthday and that of OpenAPI Spec, ...


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