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How To Build A No-Code App With UI Builder
https://youtu.be/xRJDPJrflhw In the first of our series of articles about the brand-new UI Builder, we demo the creation of a no-code To-Do app in Backendless. The Backendless UI Builder is one of our favorite new features in Version 6. UI Builder is a no-code, drag-and-drop interface for building the frontend of your app. Whether your…

Introducing App-to-App Deployment (Multi-Environment Development)

We see more and more complex apps being developed with Backendless. Once an app is released into production, making changes to a live backend becomes very risky and could destabilize the app. App-to-app deployment from Backendless is here to help.

Introducing The Transactions API

With the Transactions API, Backendless Database can execute multiple database requests grouped into a single transaction. When any one of these grouped database operations fails, the entire transaction is rolled back – meaning any other changes within the same transaction are canceled.

Backendless Spotlight on PuppetChat

In this edition of the Backendless Spotlight, we visit with the creator of a unique new messaging app startup with a humorous slant. PuppetChat takes the concept of filters seen in many social apps and turns it on its head, allowing users to put their voice to a real physical puppet.

How To Use Functions For Property Extraction And Conversion

Backendless version 5.7.3 released this week including several new features. In this article, we will look at how to use the new database functions to retrieve data derived from the information stored in your database.

How To Include And Exclude Properties From A Response

Backendless release 5.7.3 includes a number of powerful new features. In this article, we will take a look at a new feature for retrieving data from your Backendless Database.

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.

Functions and Examples of Generated Columns

One of the new features we added in Backendless is called “Generated columns”. If you are familiar with Excel and have ever used Excel cell functions, you will understand Backendless Generated columns in no time. In short, it is a special column you can declare in a data table that has a “formula”, or our…

How to Load Data Objects From the Server With Sorting

In another Recipe article, we discussed how to load data from the Backendless mbaas server using paging. In fact, data paging is only one of the features available in the data loading API. In this post, we are going to show how to fetch data objects with sorting. The sorting option can be combined with…

How to Create/Save New Data Objects Using REST Console

The REST Console is a part of the Backendless Console. It is a versatile interface that lets you perform a complete CRUD (Create, Retrieve, Update, Delete) set of operations on your data stored in Backendless using the REST interface.