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How to Build a Game Skill for Amazon Alexa Using Codeless
In a previous article (Developing a Custom Skill for an Alexa Game), we showed you how to build a custom Alexa skill using Backendless and our Amazon Alexa Skill SDK. Now, we are going to show how to make the same game using our Codeless feature - in other words - without any coding! You…

Facebook Shuts Down Parse, Tens of Thousands of Developers Join Backendless

In a surprise move, Facebook announced shutdown of Parse, a service they acquired in 2013. The company gave developers until January of 2017 to migrate their apps off of Parse. Many developers have been turning to Backendless as a feature-rich alternative that matches Parse’s features and offers new functionality such as Publish/Subscribe messaging, support for…

"Backendless Core Concepts" for Ex-Parsers Webinar

We conducted a webinar titled “Backendless Core Concepts” for ex-Parses last week. A recording of the webinar is now available. The video should be helpful not only if you’re coming from Parse, but for anyone who is starting their journey with Backendless. The webinar reviewed the concepts of Backendless User Management and Data services. Specifically,…

Parse to Backendless Webinar Recording

Earlier this week we conducted a webinar on the topic of migration from Parse to Backendless. We recommend to watch this recording to anyone who is considering Backendless as their mBaaS backend. The video includes Backendlss overview and a demo of the migration process. There are a lot of answered questions during the Q&A part of the webinar which…

VentureBeat Lists Backendless as an Alternative to Parse

Backendless has been listed by VentureBeat as one of 15 alternatives to Facebook’s Parse, which recently shut down.