Skip to main content

· 3 min read
Janny Hou

Originally published on strongloop.com

Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving for those who celebrate it! In November, LoopBack team focused on improving the context module and documentation, as well as bug fixes. The Toronto squad participated in the CASCONxEVOKE conference. Instead of a physical booth, we held a virtual one online. We welcomed @nflaig as the new maintainer of loopback-next.

Read more to know about the highlighted improvements:

· 3 min read
Janny Hou

Originally published on strongloop.com

In October, we were excited to see an increasing number of community contributions as people joined the Hacktoberfest event. This month we had pretty balanced improvements in each area of the framework, including context, health check, OpenAPI specification and documentations. Keep reading to learn about the recently added features!

· 3 min read
Diana Lau

Originally published on strongloop.com

Fall is the season of the harvest. We're glad to see the good progress that we've made in the past 3 months, together with the contributions from the community. In September, there is record high percentage (25.6%) of the merged PRs which are coming from the community. Thank you all!

If you haven't heard of Hacktoberfest happening this month, check out the details in our previous blog on Hacktoberfest. There's still time to join. For those who participated, we appreciated your contributions.

Let's take a look some of the highlights in the last quarter by you and the LoopBack team.

· 4 min read
Yaapa Hage

Originally published on strongloop.com

We bring another month of new features, fixes, and improvements in documentation and developer experience in LoopBack. Make sure to update your compatible projects with lb4 update if you want to update the underlying libraries to their latest versions.

Also, as part of our long-term effort to encourage more community contributions, we are participating in this year’s Hacktoberfest. You can read more about the event and participation details at our Hacktoberfest blogpost.

· 3 min read
Diana Lau

Originally published on strongloop.com

Welcome back to the September edition of the "Community Q&A Monthly Digest", in which we are curating some of the Q&A that we think it might be helpful to you. Thank you for posting your questions and helping your fellow LoopBack users.

The LoopBack Slack community is a platform where LoopBack users are helping each other out. If you haven't joined already, sign up today!

Let's take a look at some of the questions and answers from the community.

· 5 min read
Janny Hou

Originally published on strongloop.com

Our focus in August is the documentation restructure. The layout of several main sections are reorganized for easier navigation. Another significant improvement is about the request handling. More flexible approaches of adding LoopBack style middleware and express middleware are introduced in @loopback/rest.

We would like to appreciate Agnes Lin's great contributions during her internship. There has been so much fun and pleasure working with her! She will be continue helping us part time. Good luck with your school.

Keep reading to learn about the improved documentation and recently added features!