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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…

Backendless VS. Parse Server

Introduction We’re all looking to streamline app development. Backend development in particular is a clear point where efficiency is key because improper code can slow down you app and affect all users equally. One of the best ways to speed up backend development without risking creating problematic code is…

How To Run Backendless REST APIs In Postman

As a developer, you often need to run a test query or send an API request to see the server response. Our REST docs show examples using curl, but that may not always be convenient. You may need to play with the API request arguments, change the body, etc., and modifying your curl command is…

Introducing The Codeless Changelog

There are few worse feelings than deploying new code only to realize that the code accidentally broke something. You need to get back to the last working version, but what did it look like? What do you do?

How to Use Custom API Keys

Custom API keys may not seem like the most exciting feature of Backendless, but the flexibility that they provide is extremely valuable. In this article, we are going to take a closer look at this unheralded feature.

How To Use Functions For Property Extraction And Conversion

Backendless version 5.7.3 released this week including several new features. In this article, we will look at how to use the new database functions to retrieve data derived from the information stored in your database.

How To Include And Exclude Properties From A Response

Backendless release 5.7.3 includes a number of powerful new features. In this article, we will take a look at a new feature for retrieving data from your Backendless Database.

How To Use Smart Text To Personalize Push Notification Images

One of the features we added in the 5.7.3 release of Backendless is the ability to configure smart text for some Android and iOS push notification visualization properties. That sounds pretty complicated, doesn’t it? Simply put, now you can personalize the styling of your push notifications on a per user basis.

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.

5 Keys To Managing A Remote Development Team In Backendless

Remote work, particularly for technology-based jobs, is the new normal as the world grapples with the novel coronavirus. This creates many new challenges for teams that are used to working together on-site. It’s more important than ever that your team’s technology be the solution, not the problem.