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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…

How to Integrate Amazon Elasticsearch Service with Backendless

Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES) is a service that can store a lot of data and provide a full text-based search, along with other cool features. In this article, we’ll show you how to integrate Amazon ES into your Backendless project. Of course, you may be able to accomplish what you’re looking for by using…

Backendless Spotlight on YTCount

Today we are kicking off our newest feature called “Backendless Spotlight”. Each week, we will spotlight one published app, available on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and the web, that uses Backendless for their server-side functionality and infrastructure. Our first spotlight will shine on a startup app called YTCount that just recently came…

Building a Xamarin ToDo List with Backendless

We like to think of Backendless as being frontend agnostic. In other words, you can use Backendless for your backend almost regardless of how you build your application’s frontend. As such, it is very easy to use Backendless with Xamarin, an increasingly popular open-source native app builder by Microsoft. You can try out Xamarin for…

Building Simple License Manager API Services

One of the most powerful features that Backendless has available is the capability for you to implement your own License Manager for creating and checking licenses for your product/customers. In this article, we will touch on some Backendless services such as data management and Business Logic (Cloud Code) and we will use one of the Backendless Client SDKs. Setup Backendless Login to your Backendless…

Upcoming Webinar: Codeless Mobile App Development

Building custom native applications has never been easier thanks to Backendless and Dropsource. With these platforms, you can build a beautiful native frontend and a robust and scalable backend with little or no coding required. On March 19, 2019, we will be hosting an hour-long webinar titled “Codeless Mobile App Development Using Backendless and Dropsource”….