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Introducing The Generated Columns Feature
Backendless version 5.7.3 introduces generated columns, a new feature of the Backendless Database. Using this feature, you can declare a new type of column for which the database calculates the values based on a specified expression. These new columns function much like formulas in your favorite spreadsheet application. When you add a generated column, you…

Backendless 4.0 Beta Is Coming to an End

We have had a very successful beta release and received a lot of positive feedback. We would like to thank everyone for your contribution which helped us make the product better than ever. As we are preparing for the GA release of 4.0, there are changes which may affect your apps. Please see the list below: All Github repositories for our…

Cloud Code Event Handler Invocation Chains

With the introduction of Deployment Models for business logic (Cloud Code), we also added support for “invocation chains”. This is an ability to chain together multiple server-side event handlers registered to process the same event. Previously, you could inject cloud code into the API invocation flow as shown in the image below: For any API…

Required Update for Business Logic (Backendless 4)

We are preparing one of the final Beta builds for Backendless 4. The build should be released early in the week of June 19th. We plan to release the service out of beta shortly after that. One of the important changes in the upcoming service update will be the introduction of deployment models. When the…

Deployment Models for Business Logic (Cloud Code)

One of the new features we will be releasing in the final update of Backendless 4 beta is support for “business logic (Cloud Code) deployment models”. This is a new concept introduced in Backendless 4. A “deployment model” combines individual API event handlers, timers and API services into a single group. The purpose of that…