Ritchie Martori

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Blog posts by Ritchie Martori

Announcing LoopBack.next, the Next Step to Make LoopBack Effortlessly Extensible

Apr 13, 2017

NOTE: LoopBack.next has officially been renamed as LoopBack 4. History In 2013, we started LoopBack as a mobile-backend-as-a-service, evolving out of earlier efforts such as Deployd and JugglingDB. Users quickly told us that what they needed was... More

Build Real-Time Node.js Apps with Angular LiveSet and LoopBack

Jul 15, 2015

What is LiveSet? LiveSet is an AngularJS module that makes it easy to build real time applications. We created it so you can focus on building your app instead of cobbling together several libraries and frameworks. Unlike other real-time librarie... More

Introducing StrongLoop’s Unopinionated Node.js Pub/Sub

Apr 28, 2015

Unopinionated, Node.js powered Publish – Subscribe for mobile, IoT and the browser. There are many ways to push data from a Node app to another app (written in Node, the browser, or other platforms and languages). Several frameworks have arisen a... More

Open Source Replication and Offline Sync for Node.js and Devices

May 22, 2014

Today, StrongLoop is excited to announce support for replication and offline synchronization in our LoopBack API framework. What makes this unique is that it is completely open source and powered by Node.js. Loopback is an open source API framewor... More

Full Stack JavaScript in Action with LoopBack’s Browser Support

Apr 21, 2014

Browser Support LoopBack version 1.8.0 introduces browser support with two key features: The loopback.Remote connector and the browserify distribution. These enable running a LoopBack client application in the browser that shares code with a ... More

Node.js is Required for Next Generation API Servers

Apr 1, 2014

Background About two years ago, Jeff Cross and I created deployd, an interactive development environment (IDE) and API server for rapidly prototyping REST APIs for HTML5 and mobile apps. As front end developers we wanted to be able to easi... More

How to Migrate an mBaaS: Deployd to LoopBack

Jan 15, 2014

Background LoopBack and Deployd are both flavors of the “noBackend” and “mBaaS” trends. Frameworks and tooling specifically designed to simplify backend development, allowing you to focus on building great web and mobile user experiences.... More

A Brief History of Mobile Backend-as-a-Service (mBaaS)

Jan 15, 2014

Background About two years ago, Jeff Cross and I created an obscure open source project called deployd. A framework for rapidly building REST APIs for HTML5 and mobile apps. We didn’t realize it at the time, but it was our tiny contribution ... More