REST API Development with LoopBack Training Course


LoopBack is a Node.js middleware for building APIs and connecting them to backend data sources. Using LoopBack, users can create end-to-end REST APIs with little to no code.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at web developers who wish to use LoopBack for REST API development.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Build dynamic REST APIs with LoopBack.
  • Access data from data sources and other REST APIs.
  • Load and run a REST web service on-premises.
  • Configure security features in LoopBack.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.


  • Experience with JavaScript


  • Web Developers

Course Outline


The Fundamentals of APIs and Their Functionality

  • Scalar types
  • Web architecture patterns

REST Overview

  • Get option
  • Pull option
  • Post option
  • Delete option

Preparing the Development Environment

  • Installing and configuring LoopBack

Models and Data Sources

  • Creating and testing a model
  • Connecting to data sources


  • Authenticating endpoints
  • Creating a public route
  • Using ACL
  • Adding login


  • Locking down REST web services

Summary and Conclusion

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