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Monorepo overview

The loopback-next repository uses lerna to manage multiple packages for LoopBack 4.

Package npm Description
authentication @loopback/authentication A component for authentication support
boot @loopback/boot Convention based Bootstrapper and Booters
build @loopback/build A set of common scripts and default configurations to build LoopBack 4 or other TypeScript modules
cli @loopback/cli CLI for LoopBack 4
context @loopback/context Facilities to manage artifacts and their dependencies in your Node.js applications. The module exposes TypeScript/JavaScript APIs and decorators to register artifacts, declare dependencies, and resolve artifacts by keys. It also serves as an IoC container to support dependency injection.
core @loopback/core Define and implement core constructs such as Application and Component
docs @loopback/docs Documentation files rendered at https://loopback.io
example-express-composition @loopback/example-express-composition A simple Express application that uses LoopBack 4 REST API
example-greeter-extension @loopback/example-greeter-extension An example showing how to implement the extension point/extension pattern using LoopBack 4
example-hello-world @loopback/example-hello-world A simple hello-world application using LoopBack 4
example-log-extension @loopback/example-log-extension An example showing how to write a complex log extension for LoopBack 4
example-rpc-server @loopback/example-rpc-server An example RPC server and application to demonstrate the creation of your own custom server
example-soap-calculator @loopback/example-soap-calculator A tutorial demonstrating integration with a SOAP webservice
example-todo-list @loopback/example-todo-list Continuation of the todo example using relations in LoopBack 4
example-todo @loopback/example-todo A basic tutorial for getting started with Loopback 4
http-caching-proxy @loopback/http-caching-proxy A caching HTTP proxy for integration tests. NOT SUITABLE FOR PRODUCTION USE!
http-server @loopback/http-server A wrapper for creating HTTP/HTTPS servers
metadata @loopback/metadata Utilities to help developers implement TypeScript decorators, define/merge metadata, and inspect metadata
openapi-spec-builder @loopback/openapi-spec-builder Builders to create OpenAPI (Swagger) specification documents in tests
openapi-v3-types @loopback/openapi-v3-types TypeScript type definitions for OpenAPI Specifications
openapi-v3 @loopback/openapi-v3 Decorators that annotate LoopBack artifacts with OpenAPI v3 metadata and utilities that transform LoopBack metadata to OpenAPI v3 specifications
repository-json-schema @loopback/repository-json-schema Convert a TypeScript class/model to a JSON Schema
repository @loopback/repository Define and implement a common set of interfaces for interacting with databases
rest @loopback/rest Expose controllers as REST endpoints and route REST API requests to controller methods
service-proxy @loopback/service-proxy A common set of interfaces for interacting with service oriented backends such as REST APIs, SOAP Web Services, and gRPC microservices
testlab @loopback/testlab A collection of test utilities we use to write LoopBack tests
tslint-config @loopback/tslint-config Shared TSLint config to enforce a consistent code style for LoopBack development

We use npm scripts declared in package.json to work with the monorepo managed by lerna. See Developing LoopBack for more details.