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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.

Backendless Spotlight on Zenia

In this edition of the Backendless Spotlight, we take a look at a yoga application startup that uses motion tracking and data to guide its users. Zenia acts as a virtual yoga instructor that can analyze your movements to help you improve your form and maximize your yoga sessions.

Backendless Spotlight on Thiago Almeida

In this edition of Backendless Spotlight, we take a look at a freelance developer that has used Backendless to help support software he has developed. Thiago Almeida uses Backendless to supplement multiple applications, saving him significant development time.

How to Build a Social App Backend With Backendless (Part 1)

There are a lot of social applications around the world, such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram, etc. If we take a look under the hood, however, we can see they all share pretty standard features. For instance, we can’t imagine an app without the ability to establish relationships between users, or without “likes” and “comments”…

Backendless Spotlight on FindReps

In this edition of Backendless Spotlight, we look at a company with the motto “Retire the Résumé”. FindReps uses an innovative new approach to connect salespeople with manufacturers looking to get their products in front of buyers.

Backendless Spotlight on Neurish

In this edition of Backendless Spotlight, we are going to look at a social platform designed to bring together individuals that suffer from epilepsy. Neurish is a U.S.-based company that has built a series of web apps – powered by a shared Backendless backend – to help those battling the disorder.

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.

How to Validate User Properties With Regular Expressions

  When working with data, particularly user-submitted data, you often need to validate it. For example, if we are creating a database in which there is a “site” field and corresponding IP address field, it would be very useful to ensure that the data written to these fields is in the appropriate format.

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.