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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. We previewed the new Geolocation feature in our 2019 year-end post; the other is a…

Backendless Data Collection Tutorial for iOS (Updated)

In 2019, the BackendlessDataCollection class was added to Swift-SDK. This class conforms to the Collection protocol and allows you to retrieve and iterate over a collection of objects stored in a Backendless data table.

Using GraphQL With Backendless

GraphQL is a powerful language that allows you to extract data from your backend via a single endpoint that can take complex queries and return data in a structure that is appropriate for the client. In this article, we will create a simple application to manage articles. For API, we will use the GraphQL implementation…

New Release Featuring Logout All Users and Page Size For Related Data

We are excited to announce another new release for the Backendless platform as we approach the release of Version 6.0. Available today, Release 5.6.2 includes two powerful new features and a variety of bug fixes. Read on to learn more.

Backendless Data Collection Tutorial for iOS

BackendlessDataCollection is a new class in the Backendless Swift SDK that conforms to the Collection protocol and enables you to retrieve and iterate over a collection of objects stored in a Backendless data table. This tutorial will show you how.

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 Create Custom Mapping Between Data Tables and Client Classes

In another post, we describe how data tables in Backendless map to the client-side classes whose instances contain persisted data objects. However, there are scenarios when the default mapping is undesirable. In that case, Backendless client libraries provide an API to override the mapping.

How to Load the Last Object From a Data Table Using API

In another article, we wrote how to load the first object from a data table using API. For the purpose of symmetry (and out of common sense), there is also an API to load the last object from a data table in your Backendless Database. The last object is determined by the time when it is…

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.

How to Add Data Objects Using Backendless Console

Backendless database provides a very simple, but powerful API for storing, searching, updating or deleting application objects. The “feature 1” post demonstrates how to save objects with relations in Backendless using the APIs.