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  • The application's package.json file name property.  If you create your application with the slc loopback command, it creates this file and sets the application name appropriately.
  • The strongloop.json file appName property.   
  • Environment variable STRONGLOOP_APPNAME.  


The value of the environment variable supersedes the value set in the strongloop.json or set in package.json files.

For example:

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titleExcerpt from package.json
{  ... 
 "name": "loopback-example-app",