MySQL connector for loopback-datasource-juggler

loopback-connector-mysql is the MySQL connector module for loopback-datasource-juggler.

For complete documentation, see StrongLoop Documentation | MySQL Connector.

npm install loopback-connector-mysql --save

To use it you need loopback-datasource-juggler.

  1. Setup dependencies in package.json:

      "dependencies": {
        "loopback-datasource-juggler": "latest",
        "loopback-connector-mysql": "latest"
  2. Use:

        var DataSource = require('loopback-datasource-juggler').DataSource;
        var dataSource = new DataSource('mysql', {
            host: 'localhost',
            port: 3306,
            database: 'mydb',
            username: 'myuser',
            password: 'mypass'

    You can optionally pass a few additional parameters supported by node-mysql, most particularly password and collation. Collation currently defaults to utf8_general_ci. The collation value will also be used to derive the connection charset.