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.
In other articles, we’ve discussed how to load object relations using the auto-load and the one-step approach. Both of these approaches return a complex hierarchy of data where the parent object includes child entities at the time when it is retrieved from the server.
In another article, we described how to load complex data objects from the persistent storage using the “auto-load” technique. Using that approach, a developer can statically identify specific (child) properties that should be returned along with the parent object(s) when a client app sends a request to load them.
Another post covered how to retrieve data objects from Backendless. The code in that article loads a collection of the Restaurant objects and although it does not show it, the related collection of the Location objects arrives un-initialized. That is the default behavior of Backendless Database when it comes to loading related objects. The code…
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.
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.
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.
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”…