Alex Muramoto

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Blog posts by Alex Muramoto

Creating REST APIs from Data Models in API Connect

Jun 23, 2016

When it comes to building APIs, you’ve got a lot of options. Seriously, A LOT of options. Just in the Node.js world alone, your choices include: More

User-based Authentication with Loopback

May 17, 2016

Many who are familiar with LoopBack first discovered it as a way to build RESTful APIs, but LoopBack offers more than just the tools API developers need to build the API itself. LoopBack also also provides optional features that are focused on enr... More

Applying Custom Logic in Phases: Using Remote Hooks in LoopBack

Apr 19, 2016

Recently, we looked at how to use remote methods to expose custom logic as REST API endpoints in Loopback. That was pretty cool, but it just isn’t enough if we want to build a full-blown, production API. Even in a relatively simple case like expos... More

Remote Methods in Loopback: Creating Custom Endpoints

Apr 8, 2016

One of the nicest features of Loopback is the ability to quickly expose existing datasources (MySQL, MongoDB, Cloudant, etc.) as REST APIs with standard CRUD (create, retrieve, update and delete) support. But let’s be honest, that’s not really goi... More