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Express10.0 8.5 L5 LoopBack VS ExpressFast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework for node.
Next.js10.0 10.0 L5 LoopBack VS Next.jsThe React Framework
Nuxt.js9.8 8.0 L5 LoopBack VS Nuxt.jsNuxt is an intuitive and extendable way to create type-safe, performant and production-grade full-stack web apps and websites with Vue 3. [Moved to: https://github.com/nuxt/nuxt]
Koa9.7 8.2 L4 LoopBack VS KoaExpressive middleware for node.js using ES2017 async functions
fastify9.5 9.6 LoopBack VS fastifyFast and low overhead web framework, for Node.js
SailsJS9.4 7.1 L4 LoopBack VS SailsJSRealtime MVC Framework for Node.js
egg9.3 5.6 LoopBack VS egg🥚 Born to build better enterprise frameworks and apps with Node.js & Koa
verdaccio9.0 9.7 LoopBack VS verdaccio📦🔐 A lightweight Node.js private proxy registry
Hapi9.0 8.7 L4 LoopBack VS HapiThe Simple, Secure Framework Developers Trust
Feathers8.9 9.6 L5 LoopBack VS FeathersThe API and real-time application framework
AdonisJs Framework8.8 8.1 L4 LoopBack VS AdonisJs Framework🚀 The Node.js Framework highly focused on developer ergonomics, stability and confidence
Restify8.6 8.0 L4 LoopBack VS RestifyThe future of Node.js REST development
Micro8.5 7.0 LoopBack VS MicroAsynchronous HTTP microservices
TypeGraphQL8.2 8.6 LoopBack VS TypeGraphQLCreate GraphQL schema and resolvers with TypeScript, using classes and decorators!
MERN8.0 0.0 L5 LoopBack VS MERN⛔️ DEPRECATED - Boilerplate for getting started with MERN stack
Quick Start8.0 9.8 LoopBack VS Quick Start🍔 A Node.js Serverless Framework for front-end/full-stack developers. Build the application for next decade. Works on AWS, Alibaba Cloud, Tencent Cloud and traditional VM/Container. Super easy integrate with React and Vue. 🌈
ThinkJS7.8 0.0 L2 LoopBack VS ThinkJSUse full ES2015+ features to develop Node.js applications, Support TypeScript.
Moleculer7.8 9.1 LoopBack VS Moleculer:rocket: Progressive microservices framework for Node.js
Derby7.4 0.0 L5 LoopBack VS DerbyMVC framework making it easy to write realtime, collaborative applications that run in both Node.js and browsers
Node.js framework7.4 2.1 LoopBack VS Node.js frameworkNode.js framework
Nodal7.2 0.0 L4 LoopBack VS NodalAPI Services Made Easy With Node.js
seneca7.1 3.5 L2 LoopBack VS senecaA microservices toolkit for Node.js.
ActionHero6.4 7.8 L3 LoopBack VS ActionHeroActionhero is a realtime multi-transport nodejs API Server with integrated cluster capabilities and delayed tasks
tinyhttp6.1 8.6 LoopBack VS tinyhttp🦄 0-legacy, tiny & fast web framework as a replacement of Express
Lad6.1 0.0 LoopBack VS LadNode.js framework made by a former @expressjs TC and @koajs team member. Built for @forwardemail, @spamscanner, @breejs, @cabinjs, and @lassjs.
Marble.js5.9 3.2 LoopBack VS Marble.jsMarble.js - functional reactive Node.js framework for building server-side applications, based on TypeScript and RxJS.
sqs-consumer5.9 9.0 L5 LoopBack VS sqs-consumerBuild Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) based applications without the boilerplate
FoalTS5.8 9.6 LoopBack VS FoalTSFull-featured Node.js framework, with no complexity. 🚀 Simple and easy to use, TypeScript-based and well-documented.
Trails5.7 0.0 L5 LoopBack VS Trails:evergreen_tree: Modern Web Application Framework for Node.js.
NestJS REST API boilerplateNestJS boilerplate. Auth, TypeORM, Postgres, Mailing, I18N, Docker.
modern-errors5.2 10.0 LoopBack VS modern-errorsHandle errors in a simple, stable, consistent way
lychee.js5.1 0.0 L4 LoopBack VS lychee.js:seedling: Next-Gen AI-Assisted Isomorphic Application Engine for Embedded, Console, Mobile, Server and Desktop
Hemera4.8 1.3 LoopBack VS Hemera🔬 Writing reliable & fault-tolerant microservices in Node.js https://hemerajs.github.io/hemera/
elm4.7 0.0 LoopBack VS elmA delightful language for reliable webapps.
Catberry4.7 1.0 L4 LoopBack VS CatberryCatberry is an isomorphic framework for building universal front-end apps using components, Flux architecture and progressive rendering.
Interfake4.7 0.0 L4 LoopBack VS Interfake:computer: Fake APIs for prototypes & automated tests.
dawson-cli4.5 0.0 L4 LoopBack VS dawson-cliA serverless web framework for Node.js on AWS (CloudFormation, CloudFront, API Gateway, Lambda)
AdonisJs Application4.2 0.0 LoopBack VS AdonisJs ApplicationThis repo is the pre-configured project structure to be used for creating ambitious web servers using AdonisJs.
sqs-producer3.0 6.5 L5 LoopBack VS sqs-producerSimple scaffolding for applications that produce SQS messages
Perk2.7 0.0 L5 LoopBack VS PerkA well documented set of tools for building node web applications.
Zeronode2.1 0.0 LoopBack VS ZeronodeZeronode - minimal building block for NodeJS microservices
Restberry2.1 0.0 L5 LoopBack VS RestberryFramework for setting up RESTful JSON APIs with NodeJS.
QueryQL1.9 7.0 LoopBack VS QueryQLEasily add filtering, sorting, and pagination to your Node.js REST API through your old friend: the query string!
express-version-routeA Node.js express middleware that implements API versioning for route controllers
FortJs1.3 0.0 LoopBack VS FortJsComponent based MVC web framework for nodejs targeting good code structures & modularity.
khalis1.2 0.0 LoopBack VS khalisGrab Blogger & Google Photos, mp4upload.com,cloudvideo.tv, etc streaming link
Coher3nTS Project0.8 0.0 LoopBack VS Coher3nTS ProjectCross-platform project template using Electron and Angular with the Phaser game engine. Project has Flexbox integrated for easy and responsive organization of components around the Phaser canvas.
AWS Lambda Router for NodeJS0.6 0.0 L5 LoopBack VS AWS Lambda Router for NodeJSAWS Lambda router for NodeJS
AWS Cloud-aware infrastructure-from-code toolbox [NEW]
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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.
|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:
- [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 LoopBack 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.
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.
*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the LoopBack README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.