This is an example of how to mount LoopBack 4 REST API on a simple Express application.
First, you’ll need to install a supported version of Node:
- Node.js at v8.9 or greater
Additionally, this tutorial assumes that you are comfortable with certain technologies, languages and concepts.
Lastly, you’ll need to install the LoopBack 4 CLI toolkit:
npm i -g @loopback/cli
Once you’re ready to start, you can begin by visiting the tutorial page.
Try it out
If you’d like to see the final results of this tutorial as an example application, follow these steps:
Generate the example using CLI
lb4 examplecommand to select and clone the
lb4 example express-composition
Jump into the directory and then install the required dependencies:
Finally, start the application!
$ npm start Server is running at http://127.0.0.1:3000
Feel free to look around in the application’s code to get a feel for how it works.
npm test from the root folder.