Miroslav Bajtoš

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Blog posts by Miroslav Bajtoš

Simplify Your Database Migrations Using LoopBack 4

Dec 12, 2018

As applications evolve and developers add new features, the structure of the backing database evolves as well. In LoopBack 3, we provided JavaScript API for automatic migration of database schemas. Recently, we improved LoopBack 4 to leverage thes... More

How We Built a Self-hosted REST API Explorer in LoopBack 4

Nov 28, 2018

The LoopBack team has always believed it’s important to provide great user experience not only to REST API creators, but also to developers consuming those APIs. API Explorer is one of tools making a big difference, as it can render a live documen... More

Best Practices for LoopBack 4

Nov 21, 2018

The LoopBack framework is a powerful and flexible tool that can be used in many different ways. Some of these ways lead to better results while others can create headaches later in the project lifecycle. To make it easy for LoopBack users to do th... More

Announcing LoopBack 4 GA is Now Ready for Production Use!

Oct 10, 2018

We are excited to announce that LoopBack 4 is GA (general availability) and ready for production use. Some of our users have already built applications with LoopBack 4 and now you can do the same too. We’ve come a long way since LoopBack 4 was an... More

LoopBack Adopts Module LTS Policy

Aug 2, 2018

TL:DR; LoopBack is joining the recently announced Module LTS initiative and aligns the long-term support terms with Node.js LTS versions. More

Announcing LoopBack 4 Developer Preview 3

Jul 20, 2018

Whether you have been creating Node.js application using LoopBack 4 or wondering when it’s a good time to start building something serious, LoopBack 4 Developer Preview 3 is the release that you don’t want to miss! With Developer Preview 3, you c... More

LoopBack 4 Improves Inbound HTTP Processing

Jun 20, 2018

We started LoopBack 4 with the desire to improve all aspects of application development. One of the pain points in LoopBack 3.x was composition of Express middleware handlers, which we decided to address by rolling out a different design based on ... More

Moving LoopBack 4 Example Project to the Monorepo

Feb 21, 2018

We often face a dilemma around example projects. They are useful learning resources that demonstrate individual features in a runnable application while making it easy to tweak and play with the code. But on the other hand, they can quickly become... More

Answered in Open: Advice for Maintenance and Updating a Loopback Back-end

Jan 23, 2018

Recently, I was approached by a LoopBack user running a single-person project powered by LoopBack 2.x, asking for an advice on how to maintain and upgrade his backend. While I could respond directly in an email, I strongly believe in maximizing th... More

Context Propagation in LoopBack

Feb 2, 2017

LoopBack developers often need to propagate information (aka “context”) from the HTTP layer all the way down to data source connectors. We hear this regularly in the LoopBack discussion forums and GitHub issues. Consider the following examples: ... More

Node.js How-to: Publishing to Multiple npm Registries

May 21, 2014

As we mentioned in the previous post, “Easy Switching Between Public and Private npm Registries”, the topic of running a private registry server is quite broad. Once you’re running  your private registry server and know how to switch between diffe... More

New in the LoopBack Android SDK 1.3 – User Auth and Storage Service

May 20, 2014

StrongLoop is excited to announce a new version of the LoopBack Android SDK 1.3. The release adds two new features: user authentication and storage service client. What’s LoopBack? It’s an open-source API server for Node.js applications. It enabl... More

Easy Switching Between Public and Private npm Registries

Apr 30, 2014

As Node.js is becoming a mainstream technology in the enterprise, more companies are asking for a private npm registry solution for their proprietary closed-source modules. While there are several solutions emerging that offer a private npm regis... More

Debugging CoffeeScript with the Node Inspector Debugger

Mar 6, 2014

For what it’s worth, since we announced the availability of Node Inspector v0.7 last week, we got a few questions about whether or not you could use Node Inspector to debug CoffeeScript. The good news is, yes! Getting started is straight-f... More

Getting Started with Android Push Notifications in LoopBack

Jan 14, 2014

In the previous blog post Push notifications with LoopBack, we have described how to setup your LoopBack application for sending push notifications to iOS devices such as iPhone. In this installment, we will look at pushing notifications to And... More

How-to Improve Node.js HTTPS Server Performance

Aug 7, 2013

In this installment of StrongLoop’s technical series, we will take a deep dive into the TLS protocol and look at Node.js configuration options that affect its performance. SSL, TLS, HTTPS Let’s start with a quick recapitulation of pro... More