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Introducing Developer Permissions for Team Based Development
As we move toward the launch of version 6.0, we are excited to introduce new features to the Backendless platform that will make your life easier starting today. Today, we are going to introduce you to a highly-requested new feature, Developer Permissions. Application development is a team sport. It takes a team to build more…

Easy Web Services with Backendless

Have you ever wondered why is it often so tedious so make your simple Java app a web server, with the methods becoming the endpoints? You need to add libraries, write additional “web” wrappers, set up a server and a hosting, configure load balancing and much, much more.

How to Use TypeScript with NodeJS

The lion’s share of JavaScript developers prefer to use TypeScript in their projects as it helps avoid some problems at the assembly stage while still including many valuable features. Today we are going to share with you how to use the Backendless JS-SDK in conjunction with TypeScript in a project with a Node.js backend. Backendless JS-SDK is a…

Developing an API Service With JavaScript and Additional NPM Modules

This post describes the process of developing an API Service in Backendless with JavaScript. You will learn: how configure your development environment include NPM dependencies run the service in the debug mode and test it using the Backendless console deploy the service to Backendless The service you will develop in this guide will provide APIs for…

Develop instant API Services with JavaScript/Nodejs

Backendless 4 is a powerful platform that can instantly turn your JS code into an API service. Every declared method (unless it is excluded) gets a dedicated API endpoint accessible via REST and native libraries, which Backendless automatically generates for you. As a developer, you can easily specify what the REST route must look like for every…

Node.JS Support for Custom Business Logic Is Now Available

Adding custom server-side logic is one of the most powerful features of Backendless. We are happy to announce that JavaScript with Node.js has been added to the family of server-side languages supported by Backendless. Starting today developers can build custom API services, API event handlers, and timers using JavaScript. See the getting started guide and start building…

Join our Free Webinar: New Backendless 2.0 Release – Overview and Highlights

We resume our webinar series with the plan to conduct two webinars a month. The first one is dedicated to the Backendless 2.0 release where you get an overview of the Platform and the new features of the release. Our webinars are interactive and you can ask us any questions. Join the upcoming free webinar “New Backendless…

Backendless 2.0 is released with Geofencing, Logging API, Node.JS support and API Management

It feels really amazing to begin writing this blog post. We got caught in an unusually long release cycle, spent months iterating over the new features, improvements and bug fixes, but in the end it was well worth it. We did it! Backendless 2.0 is here and the product is as cool and powerful as…

Using Backendless API with Node.js

The Backendless API for JavaScript can be used not only from the browser-based JavaScript applications but also from a Node.js program. Using the API is very straight-forward. The instructions below describe the steps for setting up and running a basic Node.js example with Backendless. The example demonstrates registering a user with your Backendless application. It…