Welcome back to “In the Loop”, in which we list recent news, updates or opinions for Node.js, OpenAPI Spec, Microgateway, LoopBack and other open source solutions. We list them in no particular order, and any opinions expressed in the linked posts do not necessarily reflect those of the StrongLoop or IBM team.

How to secure your LoopBack 4 application with JWT authentication

This tutorial showcases how authentication was added to the loopback4-example-shopping application by creating and registering a custom authentication strategy based on the JSON Web Token (JWT) approach.

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Node.js memory management in container environments

Ravali Yatham offers recommendations and best practices you can follow when you work with Node.js applications in container environments.

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Embracing open source could be a big competitive advantage for businesses

Bob Lord explains the underpinning of many of the most exciting, cutting-edge innovations today, including AI, cloud, blockchain, and quantum computing: open source software.

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How to Automate an API Security Program Without Adding Staff

Doug Dooley looks at security and the exchange of information via APIs.

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Node.js Vs Angular – An in-depth comparison

Sagar Sharma compares the two most popular JavaScripts – Node.js & Angular.js – to discover the main differences between them.

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LoopBack 4 | Fast and robust way to build an API

This 25-minute video explores node.js framework LoopBack, one of the easiest frameworks for API creation.

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From APIStrat to ASC: A New Chapter in API Community Building

Read about how a vendor neutral API Conference morphs and changes.

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Top Five Uses of Node.js Javascript Runtime Environment

Subham Kapiswe shares the top five uses of Node.js so that you can decide whether it’s worthy to learn or not.

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TypeScript 3.5 now available with speed improvements

Jakub Lewkowicz gives details on the latest release of Microsoft’s typed superset of JavaScript programming language.

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Contributing to LoopBack documentation

Learn how LoopBack documentation works and how to contribute a change.

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