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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
Loading data objects from the Backendless persistent storage is a fundamental operation a large majority of the online/mobile applications require. Backendless Data Retrieval API is simple, yet very powerful.