Janny Hou

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Blog posts by Janny Hou

LoopBack 4 March 2019 Milestone Update

Apr 9, 2019

We landed an outstanding number of code contributions in March, making for a very productive month! We merged 63 PRs in total, and 10 out of them are from the community. Cheers! The team was able to make good progress of the epics we are focusing... More

LoopBack 4 December 2018 Milestone Update

Jan 9, 2019

Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and warmly welcomed 2019. This past December was a short month due to the vacation days, but we were still able to complete several fixes and take off in our next focused epics like authenti... More

LoopBack 4 September 2018 Milestone Update

Oct 2, 2018

General Availability (GA) is approaching! During the last full month before LoopBack 4 GA release, the team focused on finishing the remaining GA stories and fixing known issues discovered internally and from the community to improve the framework... More

Fundamental Validations for HTTP Requests with LoopBack 4 and OpenAPI Spec

Sep 19, 2018

A Controller usually expects to get valid data from the HTTP request so it can focus on executing the business logic. However, there is never a guarantee that the client side sends valid data. For example, endpoint GET Users/find expects to get a ... More

LoopBack 4 June 2018 Milestone Update

Jul 3, 2018

Based on the roadmap created from the spike stories, we have been able to make significant progresses for our 5 epics. Here are the highlights of the accomplishments in each area: We implemented the fundamental relation traversing by supporting re... More

LoopBack Offers Index Support for Cloudant Model

Jun 13, 2018

Cloudant connector hit its 2.x major release with several improvements. The most significant change is the support of LoopBack model indexes to optimize query performance. In loopback-connector-cloudant@1.x, all properties are treated indexable. ... More

LoopBack 4 Upgrades from Swagger to OpenAPI 3.0.0

Apr 16, 2018

The Swagger/OpenAPI specification has become the de facto standard of defining and describing machine-readable RESTful APIs over the past few years and announced its major release of version 3.0.0 in 2017. The new version also changes the official... More

Refactoring LoopBack SQL Connectors

May 9, 2017

We’ve now been developing LoopBack for over three and a half years. Like any software built at a startup’s pace, it can benefit from some much needed refactoring! This blog outlines the changes to Model Discovery and Migration. It is worth highlig... More