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Introducing Developer Permissions for Team Based Development
As we move toward the launch of version 6.0, we are excited to introduce new features to the Backendless platform that will make your life easier starting today. Today, we are going to introduce you to a highly-requested new feature, Developer Permissions. Application development is a team sport. It takes a team to build more…

Backendless Pro is Now Available With Docker Architecture

The Backendless Platform is built to run anywhere. We have had that vision right from the very first release of the product. Many of you are familiar with Backendless that we host in the cloud; however, the exact same technology stack is also available as an on-premises solution which we call Backendless Pro. Backendless Pro…

Developing a Mobile Application Without Any Coding Using Backendless and Dropsource (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of a series of articles where we build a mobile app without any coding. The app we are working on is a ToDo app.  In the previous post, we did the following: Set up a Backendless (backend) account. Set up a Dropsource (frontend) account. Implemented (without any coding of course) an application…

Developing a Custom Skill for an Alexa Game

In one of our previous articles, we showed how to develop a custom Alexa skill using an example of a Trip Planner app (How To Build A Dialogue Custom Alexa Skill Using JavaScript (Without Lambda). In this article, we will show you a more complex example of the interaction between Alexa and the user. Today,…

Modify the Backendless Chat App to Support Sending Images (Part 1)

Did you know you can use the Backendless Code Generator, which is a part of Backendless Console, to easily generate a simple real-time chat application for iOS, Android and JavaScript? You get full source code and can see how to use Backendless APIs for sending text-based chat messages in real time. In this article, we will describe…

Using Codeless to Retrieve More Than 100 Objects With a Single Client-Side API Call

If you’ve used the Data Retrieval API in Backendless Cloud, you may know that the server limits the number of objects retrieved from a table to 100 in a single call. For Managed Backendless and for Backendless Pro, this limit is configurable.  In order to retrieve more than 100 objects, data paging is required. Paging greatly…

Developing a Mobile Application Without Any Coding Using Backendless and Dropsource (Part 1)

Development of mobile applications generally requires two parts: the Backend and the Frontend.  Of course, you could limit it only to the client-side, but if there is some data that need to be stored on the server, there is no way to get around having a backend. In this series of articles, you will create…

How to Save an Object With All the Children in a Single Backendless Call

In this article, we will describe how to use the Backendless API to save multiple related records with one primary (parent) record in a table. All related records (children) will be stored in separate tables as a part of the same routine. Examples of this type of requirement might be personnel records tied to a…