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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/.

Learn about the latest and greatest features and technologies in LoopBack 4 by using it for your next project. Start by having a look at Getting Started.

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.

Version Status Published EOL
LoopBack 4 Current Oct 2018 Apr 2023 (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:

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:

  • [Contributing Guidelines](./docs/CONTRIBUTING.md)
  • [Monorepo overview](./docs/site/MONOREPO.md)
  • [Developing LoopBack](./docs/site/DEVELOPING.md)

You can join the team by posting a comment to issue #110.


If you think you have discovered a new security issue with any StrongLoop package, please do not report it on GitHub. Instead, send an email to [email protected] with a full description and steps to reproduce.

See [SECURITY.md](SECURITY.md) for more details.


Project Architects

Raymond Feng

Project Maintainers

Diana Lau Janny Hou Hage Yaapa
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Agnes Lin Mario Estrada Hugo Da Roit
agnes512 marioestradarosa yaty
Dominique Emond Denny Bartelt Douglas McConnachie
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Rifa Achrinza Francisco Buceta Matthew Schnee
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Nora Abdelgadir Madaky Nico Flaig
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See all contributors.




*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the LoopBack README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.