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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…

Push Notification Setup For Flutter SDK

Flutter is a new cross-platform frontend framework from Google. In this article, we are going to show how to set up push notifications for your Flutter project and how to handle notifications directly from Flutter.

Backendless Data Collection Tutorial for Java/Android

In this article, we’ll consider some practical examples of how to use the Backendless Data Collection library to its fullest extent. You can find code documentation and sources for the library here.

How to Add the Backendless Library to Java Projects From Maven

Whether you develop with IntelliJ IDEA, Eclipse, or Android Studio, the Backendless library (jar) for Java/Android must be referenced as a dependency. The library includes all the APIs that provide access to the backend functionality. The library is deployed to the centralized Maven repository, which makes it easy to import it to any Backendless-powered app.

How to Check If an Object Exists in Server-Side Cache

Previously, we wrote about how to store and retrieve objects to and from server-side in-memory cache. Quite often when working with your cache, it is necessary to check if an object already exists in cache. Backendless provides an API for that function. The code below checks if an object exists in cache, and if not,…

How to Load Data Objects From the Server With Sorting

In another Recipe article, we discussed how to load data from the Backendless mbaas server using paging. In fact, data paging is only one of the features available in the data loading API. In this post, we are going to show how to fetch data objects with sorting. The sorting option can be combined with…

How to Register App Users With the User Registration API

We’re continuing our Backendless Recipe series. In this post, we will review the user registration API (see the API documentation for Android, iOS, JavaScript, REST). The User Registration API is likely one of the first APIs you work with when you start with Backendless. The API handles the process of registering a user with an application so…

Create Google Registration and Login Example App with Code Generation

Today we are going to walk you through the process of allowing users to register and log into your app using their Google account. The best way to showcase this is to walk through the Registration and Login example app available in the Code Generation section of your Backendless Console.

How to Use Async Callback from Backendless Android SDK

From time to time, we see some developers struggle with understanding how the principles of asynchronous work with Backendless. In this post, we’ll try to shed more light on this aspect: describe what async calls are, why you need them and how to properly perform such calls and process the results. This post will be specific…

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…