LoopBack applications come with a built-in API Explorer you can use to test REST API operations during development.
You’re not the only one who’ll use the API you just created. That means you’ll need to document your API. Fortunately, LoopBack provides API Explorer for you.
Get the app (in the state following the last article) from GitHub and install all its dependencies:
$ git clone https://github.com/strongloop/loopback-getting-started.git
$ cd loopback-getting-started
$ git checkout step1
$ npm install
Run API Explorer
Run the application:
$ node .
Now go to http://localhost:3000/explorer. You’ll see the StrongLoop API Explorer showing the two models this application has: Users and CoffeeShops: