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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…

How to Use Backendless with ReactJS (Part 2)

In the previous article in this series, we started working on a single-page application which is based on a combination of ReactJS and Redux, with Backendless for the backend. If you missed that article, we recommend you to start there. If you already have a Backendless account and you are already familiar with a React/Redux stack, you can just…

Backendless Spotlight on Help A Paw

In this week’s Backendless Spotlight, we are excited to introduce you to one of the many nonprofit organizations that use the Backendless platform to support their mobile presence. Help A Paw is a startup out of Bulgaria that is seeking to solve a local problem with an eye for reaching communities facing the same issue…

How to Use TypeScript with NodeJS

The lion’s share of JavaScript developers prefer to use TypeScript in their projects as it helps avoid some problems at the assembly stage while still including many valuable features. Today we are going to share with you how to use the Backendless JS-SDK in conjunction with TypeScript in a project with a Node.js backend. Backendless JS-SDK is a…

How to Use Backendless with ReactJS

ReactJS is one of the best and most popular frontend frameworks available for app builders. The barriers to entry in terms of understanding how to develop an app with ReactJS are very low, which is why many JavaScript developers choose the ReactJS library for web or mobile applications. It also works very well with a large number of…

Backendless Spotlight on BTC Market Ticker

In this week’s Backendless Spotlight, we bring you an Australian company that has grabbed a piece of the crypto craze by creating a Bitcoin and cryptocurrency market ticker for Australia’s crypto markets. BTC Market Ticker provides users with up-to-the-second market movements on BTCMarkets.net, one of Australia’s largest crypto and blockchain asset exchanges. Editor’s Note: If you or…

How to Develop a Multi-User Game for iOS (Part 2)

For this series, we are developing an iOS game called “TapMe”. As TapMe is a multiplayer game, it provides registration for the new users and login for the existing ones. In this article, we are going to demonstrate how to handle user registration and login, as well as how to store a player’s information in…

How to Build a Light REST Client with JavaScript

Some Backendless users choose to use REST APIs in their JavaScript projects. While many can simply use our pre-packaged JS-SDK, that SDK may not always be able to achieve the result the user is seeking. In this article,  we’re going to show you how to build a custom and very light API client library for working with Backendless API. Some…

Backendless Spotlight on Lifebook

In this week’s Backendless Spotlight, we are going to introduce you to a startup company out of Beirut, Lebanon, called Lifebook. Lifebook is a mobile app and physical product company that allows users to design their own custom photo album through the app, then have it printed and delivered to them as a hand-crafted, leatherbound…

How to Use Backendless Atomic Counters to Create a Unique ID for Objects in a Table

For each entry in a given table, Backendless creates a unique objectId property – this is a UUID. In some cases, you may want to have a unique ID based on a whole number. To do this, we will use Backendless Atomic Counters (you can read the documentation about Atomic Counters here). In this article, we will…