Backendless Continues Momentum in Fall 2023 with 16 G2 Badges
Backendless earns 16 badges in the Fall 2023 G2 reports, including High Performer across API Management, mBaaS, API Design, and RAD, showcasing the platform's excellent developer support, ease of use, and global customer satisfaction.

Create Your Own Free Instagram-Like App Clone

There are plenty of Instagram alternatives in the kingdom of social media, but many of those different platforms on the app market fail to match the fun and functionality of the popular social photo-sharing service. You can easily build your own Instagram clone using Backendless.

Support For Multiple Custom Domains Per App

All Backendless apps have the ability to add a single custom domain for app hosting and API endpoints. Now, you may add additional custom domains to your application.

How to Map a Domain Name to Your Backendless File Storage

Backendless File storage can be used to host web applications. The file storage includes a special directory – “/web” which is used to host web application content. Since the default URLs for files in your file storage are rather long and use the domain, it may be desirable to map a custom domain name…

How to Download Files From Backendless File Hosting

We’ve written about how to upload files to the Backendless Hosting system. Once a file is uploaded, it gets a public URL which can either be obtained using Backendless Console or calculated using a template.

How to Obtain the Public URL for a File in File Storage

Any file in the Backendless File Storage is also accessible through a public URL. This functionality can be restricted by changing security settings.

How to Create New Files in File Storage Using Backendless Console’s Inline Text Editor

In another post, we described how to upload files to Backendless file storage using File Service API. In addition to the file upload API, Backendless Console supports online (built into the Console) text editing.

How to Create Directories in Backendless File Storage

Directories in file storage can be created implicitly as a result of uploading files using the File Service API. Alternatively, a directory can be created using Backendless Console.

How to Compress Any Directory in Your File Storage Using Backendless Console

In another post, we wrote about Backendless File Browser – an online management system for your files and directories. One of the features built into File Browser is the ZIP Directory feature. The feature does exactly what it sounds like it would do – creating a zip file for a directory and its contents.

How to Upload Files to the Server With the File Upload API

There are several ways to upload file content to the server: The traditional approach where a physical file from the client environment is uploaded using the API. Creating a remote file with content generated on the client-side. In this article, we will review the first option – uploading a file with the API.