You can install LoopBack via either API Connect or StrongLoop.
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You have two options for LoopBack tools:

  • Install IBM API Connect developer toolkit, which includes:
    • The graphical API Designer tool that you can use to create and modify LoopBack applications.
    • The apic command-line tool for scaffolding and modifying LoopBack applications.
  • Install StrongLoop, which includes:
    • The slc command-line tool for scaffolding and modifying LoopBack applications.
    • Tools for the AngularJS client SDK.
    • StrongLoop Process Manager and related devops tools.
    • The graphical StrongLoop Arc tool for creating and modifying LoopBack applications. NOTE: Soon to be deprecated.