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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 Backup Your Data Tables in Backendless

In this article, we will show you how to write a service that will backup your application data with a time interval you specify. To do this, we will be using Cloud Code, a JavaScript timer, and the console SDK.

How We Store Emojis in Your Database, or Why We Got Rid of the Extended String Data Type

As you may have noticed in our release history, the EXTENDED STRING data type was removed from Backendless Database almost a year ago. To be precise, it was more a merge of the STRING and EXTENDED STRING data than the removal of the latter.

How to Save an Object With All the Children in a Single Backendless Call

In this article, we will describe how to use the Backendless API to save multiple related records with one primary (parent) record in a table. All related records (children) will be stored in separate tables as a part of the same routine. Examples of this type of requirement might be personnel records tied to a…

Backendless SDK for Android – Make Sure to Pick the Right Version

If you’re starting an Android project with Backendless and import our SDK library from Maven, please pay attention to the version number of the library. We have published a beta version of the 4.0 SDK into Maven central. When referencing Backendless in Android Studio, version 4 is the default one to popup. Unless you’re building with Backendless…

API Call/Minute Limit and How to Avoid It

This is a question we get very often: “How can I avoid rejected API calls when my app generates more calls than allowed by the plan’s limit?” To give you the context of the question – all Backendless plans have a limit of API calls/minute. With the free plan the limit is 300, the Cloud…

Hear Back from Your App Users – Configure the "From" Email Address

The backend for your Backendless app sends out emails for the following events: When a user creates an account for your app When a user requests password recovery When a user logs in for the first time The default email address used by Backendless is develop@backendless.com, which is an automated account – we do not actively…