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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…

Using Kotlin for Cloud Code Development With Backendless

Backendless Cloud Code officially supports Java, JavaScript, and Codeless. Since Kotlin compiles to Java byte code, it is no exception. Kotlin can be used to build API Services, Event handlers, and Timers in Backendless. Check out an article by @vvsevolodovich describing how to configure your project so you can develop Cloud Code logic with Kotlin:…

Introducing Stripe Integration Plugin

We just published a new product into our Marketplace that enables integration with Stripe. Introducing the Stripe Integration Plugin and its purpose is to handle card payments submissions to Stripe. The plugin runs in Backendless business logic (Cloud Code) and uses Stripe’s app signing and secret keys when communicating with Stripe. Below is a list…

How to Implement Mobile-to-Web Cross Login Using a QR Code

What does  “mobile-to-web cross login with a QR code” mean? It is one of the approaches for two-factor authentication. Suppose that a user is already authenticated in your application (in our example, it would be an android app) and the user wants to use their actual session to perform an automatic authentication in another application…

Generating a Landing Page for Your Mobile App

With the release of Backendless 5.1.0, we introduced a new feature called Landing Pages. With this feature, you can easily create a web presence for your app. There are templates for both pre-launch and released apps. Once you provide information about the app, including app description, list of features, screenshots, customer quotes, and contact information,…