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Introducing Backendless Missions - Learn Backendless, Get Rewards
Backendless Missions are the fun, challenging new way to learn app development with the Backendless Platform. Each mission you complete gives you rewards such as Backendless Bucks, experience points (XP), and Achievement badges. With the release of Version 6, you will notice that the Backendless Platform now has three distinct sections: Backend, Frontend, and Missions.…

Everything Released In Version 6… So Far!

Backendless Version 6 is now live, opening up a whole host of new features. On this page, we will provide descriptions and links for all of the content related to the release. Click the link below to choose a topic, or scroll down to browse all of the new features. Introducing Backendless Missions - Learn...

How To Unlock The Free Springboard Plan

With the release of Version 6, Backendless is changing the way our free plan works. Starting with Version 6 of Backendless, you gain access to a new plan called “Springboard”.

Introducing Backendless Twilio Integration Plugin

The Backendless Twilio integration plugin enables you to implement a phone number-based login and two-factor authentication for your app. It also provides API for SMS and MMS messaging.

Legacy Geolocation Support Phasing Out

In January of this year, we introduced spatial data functionality to Backendless Database. The purpose of this new data type was to replace the existing Geolocation features on the platform. On October 5th, 2020, this transition will be complete.

Backendless Raises Cloud Code Deployment Limits

Backendless increased the limits on Cloud Code deployment size for the Cloud 9 and Cloud 99 plans. Now, developers can deploy more of their business logic and dependencies. The new limit for Cloud 9 is 20 MB and for Cloud 99 is 100 MB.

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.

Backendless .NET SDK Has Been Updated

In January 2020, we introduced new spatial data types that will be replacing our existing geolocation features. This week, we released an update for our .NET SDK that will allow you to work with those new data types.

New Release Featuring Spatial Data and Console Visibility Controls

We are excited to announce a new release for the Backendless platform as we approach the release of Version 6.0. Available now, Release 5.7.0 includes two powerful new features: spatial data and console visibility controls. Read on to learn more.

Big Things Coming In 2020

It has been another great year here at Backendless! Coming in 2020, we will be taking another giant step forward with the release of Version 6.