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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…

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.

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 though the Registration and Login example app available in the Code Generation section of your Backendless Console.

How to Perform Complete Business Logic in One API Call

In a previous article (How to Save an Object with All the Children in a Single Call to Server), we examined how to simply save an object model. However, Backendless custom services give us much more flexibility when it comes to saving objects. In this article, we are going to cover how to perform complex…

How to Use Code Generation to Simplify Working with Data in Backendless

In Java, entity objects are classes that represent data from your table. From an object-oriented perspective, these objects are built to encapsulate your data in the real-world problem domain. 

Developing a Custom Code Generator with Backendless 4.0

One of the new features we added in Backendless 4.0 is support for custom code generators. We already have multiple code generators which can create complete client-side projects for Android, iOS, and JS with just a few button clicks. Ability to add your own custom generators greatly expands the possibilities. The Backendless code generator system uses…

How to declare a relationship between a data table and geopoint(s)

Data objects in Backendless can be connected to related properties not only in other tables, but also with Geopoints. These relationships may be declared programmatically or using Backendless Console. In this post, we will review the process of declaring a Data-to-Geo relationship in a data table schema. Once a relationship is declared, you can do…

ROI Calculator – How Backendless can save you money

In this article, we’re going to review a fun feature – an ROI (return on investment) calculator. That may sound like a boring subject, but we sure tried to make it fun. Indeed, if you are a developer and are tasked with figuring out how a product or a service can save money, it may…

How to generate client code based on defined tables

In this post, we continue our mission to build a restaurant to-go order app. So far we have put together UI mockups for the future Backendless application, and designed data schema for all the application’s data entities. At this point, we are very close to the coding part. As the title of this article suggests,…