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How to Create a Chat App that Supports Images (Part 2)
In this series of articles, we are going to show you how to make a beautiful chat app that supports sending, editing, and deleting messages with both text and images. We will show you how to build a highly functional frontend (in this example, for iOS) that connects seamlessly with a Backendless backend. You can…

How to Create a LinkedIn Clone Using Backendless

This series of tutorials was prepared by: Ega Wachid Radiegtya An Entrepreneur & App Developer You will learn how to make your own LinkedIn clone on Android, using React Native, React Navigation, Redux and Backendless. The following tutorial series is perfect for you if: You have a basic knowledge of React/Redux You’re looking to learn how…

How to create custom mapping between data tables and client classes

In another post, we described 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. For example, consider the following data table (Restaurant):

How to add client class to data table mapping

Data tables created in Backendless and the client-side classes you write or obtain through Backendless code generation have a direct correlation. By default, a table and the corresponding client-side class have the same name. This is true for all Backendless SDKs that support object-oriented data access. This includes Android, Java, Objective-C, Swift, JavaScript, ActionScript, and…

How to add objects with relations using REST Console

In another post, we described how to save data objects using REST Console. The same interface allows to save objects with related data – it is strictly a matter of formatting the request body. Consider the following two data table schemas: Restaurant table schema:

How to use REST Console to delete objects

Backendless REST Console is a tool capable of driving REST queries against Data Service. It is useful when you need to validate a REST command or for testing and diagnostics purposes. REST Console is available in a dedicated tab on the Data screen of Backendless Console. In another post, we wrote about how to load…

How to use Cloud Code to handle Data Service API events

The Cloud Code feature in Backendless lets you add your own custom server-side code to handle client API requests. In this post, I am going to review how to add the Data Service API handlers. With that type of handler, you can intercept and add additional logic for the APIs which store data in Backendless,…

How to deploy Cloud Code event handlers to Backendless servers

Previously I wrote how to generate custom business logic code for API event handlers and how to locally debug your custom code. Now your code is ready to be pushed to the Backendless servers. Once it is out there, the Backendless infrastructure automatically handles scaling the code execution and routing requests to an instance available…

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. Another Recipe article described how to use the REST Console to perform search queries (that’s the…

How to debug Cloud Code locally using CodeRunner

Previously I described how to use the Backendless Console to generate custom business logic code. In this post, I will describe one of the most amazing features in Backendless – an ability to debug custom server-side code on the developer computer before deploying it to the cloud. It would be very helpful for you to…