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What is LoopBack? Build modern API applications that require complex integrations. A highly-extensible, open-source Node.js framework that enables you to create dynamic end-to-end REST APIs with little or no coding. Connect to multiple data sources, write business logic in Node.js, glue on top of your existing services and data, connect using JS, iOS & Android SDKs.

What is StrongLoop? Develop, manage and scale REST APIs with Node.js. It is an American company working with Node.js to create and support StrongLoop Suite, a Mobile API Tier. StrongLoop employs two members of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee IBM & StrongLoop contribute to and support Open-Source options for the API developer community, such as LoopBack, API Microgateway, and Open API Spec..

LoopBack and StrongLoop can be primarily classified as "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools.

LoopBack is an open source tool with 12.8K GitHub stars and 1.18K GitHub forks. Here's a link to LoopBack's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of LoopBack
Pros of StrongLoop
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    Need a nodejs ReST-API, DB, AAA, Swagger? Then loopback
  • 9
    Easy Database Migration
  • 6
    Code generator
  • 4
    The future of API's
  • 2
    GraphQL
  • 1
    Typescript
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      Community is slow
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      Backward compatibility
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      What is LoopBack?

      A highly-extensible, open-source Node.js framework that enables you to create dynamic end-to-end REST APIs with little or no coding. Connect to multiple data sources, write business logic in Node.js, glue on top of your existing services and data, connect using JS, iOS & Android SDKs.

      What is StrongLoop?

      It is an American company working with Node.js to create and support StrongLoop Suite, a Mobile API Tier. StrongLoop employs two members of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee. IBM & StrongLoop contribute to and support Open-Source options for the API developer community, such as LoopBack, API Microgateway, and Open API Spec.

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