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How to Create a Chat App that Supports Images (Part 2)
In this series of articles, we are going to show you how to make a beautiful chat app that supports sending, editing, and deleting messages with both text and images. We will show you how to build a highly functional frontend (in this example, for iOS) that connects seamlessly with a Backendless backend. You can…

How to Send Personalized Push Notifications at Scale

The ability to send push notifications has been a key Backendless feature for quite a while, but until now, it only had a basic set of actions such as sending to all devices in a specific channel and/or to a specific device type (Android/iOS). With the latest changes, it has grown into a powerful tool…

How to Use Low Priority Tasks in JS and Java CodeRunners

Today we are going to talk about a very valuable feature available for Managed Backendless and Backendless Pro users called Low Priority Tasks. In this article, we’ll look at how it works and what is it best used for. Backendless custom business logic (Cloud Code custom event handlers and custom API services) tasks are put into a…

Backendless Spotlight on Sound Alert

This week, Backendless Spotlight takes a closer look at an app designed to help those with hearing disabilities. Sound Alert listens to the sounds around you, then delivers alerts to help you feel safe, secure, and comfortable. Sound Alert can capture a wide array of sounds around the user’s connected device to help those with…

How to Track Message Subscribers Using Event Handlers

Today we are going to demonstrate how to create a simple event handler to track subscriber statistics on your various messaging channels. This gives you the ability to easily track the number of subscribers for each of your channels to help you manage channel load and gauge user interest in specific topics. Used in combination with API usage…

How to Develop a Multi-User Game for iOS (Part 3)

This is the final article in a three-part series on building a multi-user iOS game app. In part 2 of this series, we demonstrated the process of player registration, login, and storing in Backendless Database. Now, let’s take a look at counting the score for every player, creating a leaderboard, and how all of the game installations are notified when this…

Backendless Spotlight on Game With Me

This week, Backendless Spotlight enters the gaming arena with Game With Me, a social app designed to help gamers connect with other gamers to play games together. Game With Me uses search filters, instant messaging, push notifications and many more Backendless features to create a platform that makes finding new gaming friends easy. Game With Me…

Introducing Backendless Navigator

We are excited to announce the addition of Backendless Navigator, available today in Backendless Console! Backendless Navigator is a powerful tool that lets you quickly and easily search within Backendless Console. Navigator can be used to search functional areas (such as “API services“), search for specific functions (such as “add new data table”), or search for…

How to Use Backendless with ReactJS (Part 4)

In this article, we are going to continue developing our ReactJS web application using Backendless for the backend. This is part 4 of our series, so be sure you’ve read through parts 1-3, linked below: Basic project setup and render Persons List Create, update and delete Persons Enable Real-Time database If you have already read…

Backendless Spotlight on My Portal

This week, Backendless Spotlight returns to the education arena as we take a look at the app My Portal, built by students for students. My Portal was built by the members of the IT Club at Daystar University in Kenya as a tool for fellow students at the university. Facing the challenges of managing the workload…