Basically, it is a highly extensible and open-source Node.JS framework. Further, the Loopback framework is based on Express, which allows developers to develop dynamic REST APIs.
It is also compatible with the backend system and connects to databases & with SOAP or REST services.
Further, with Loopback, developers get the flexibility to implement CRUD REST APIs for any individual model. Additionally, there is no need for manual coding because all the executions are done through commands in CLI.
Loopback team has released the latest version that is Loopback 4, and it includes the following:
- It drives more flexibility & extensibility written in TypeScript/ES2017.
- To define REST APIs & handle API requests/responses, Loopback 4 has creation experience.
- The latest version has a programming model along with dependency injection. Further, it also drives concepts as mixins, components & repositories.
- Loopback 4 supports GraphQL through OASGraph.