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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…

University of Concepción Case Study

Complete Mobile University Workflow INTRODUCTION The University of Concepción enjoys an excellent reputation as one of the most esteemed private universities in Chile. This university is also strongly focused on modern technologies, and is one of the largest educational institutions in this country. Concepción University is a forerunner in successful student adoption of its online...

Backendless 5 is Coming Soon

It has not quite been a year since we released version 4 into GA (it went live on July 3rd, 2017). There were 48 “point” releases between then and now, but we also have been hard at work on the next major version of Backendless – version 5. The new release will be backward compatible…

File Search in Backendless Console

The release of Backendless 4.5.0 introduces support for file search in Backendless Console. We already had search API in our SDKs (Android, iOS, JS, REST) and based on the feedback from the customers added search support in the Console. Here’s what you can do now: Basic search Type in a partial or full name of…

Introducing Database Bulk Operations

All available APIs for creating, updating and deleting objects in the Backendless database operate on single objects. This means that when you need to store multiple objects in the database, each object requires a separate API call. This increases the number of API calls your app makes. While it is great for us (hey, our…