Since July 2014, when we released LoopBack version 2.0, we have added over 90 new features while keeping full backwards compatibility. To achieve that, we had to make some compromises and elect suboptimal solutions over those that would introduce breaking changes. Additionally, as an increasing number of LoopBack users put the framework into a wider variety of uses, we have learned that some parts of LoopBack need a redesign to support new needs in an easy-to-use manner.
As a result, we feel that the time has come to apply what we learned by tidying up the code and public APIs, even at the expense of breaking backwards compatibility. Read more