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Introducing The Generated Columns Feature
Backendless version 5.7.3 introduces generated columns, a new feature of the Backendless Database. Using this feature, you can declare a new type of column for which the database calculates the values based on a specified expression. These new columns function much like formulas in your favorite spreadsheet application. When you add a generated column, you…

How To Use Smart Text To Personalize Push Notification Images

One of the features we added in the 5.7.3 release of Backendless is the ability to configure smart text for some Android and iOS push notification visualization properties. That sounds pretty complicated, doesn’t it? Simply put, now you can personalize the styling of your push notifications on a per user basis.

Backendless Spotlight on FindReps

In this edition of Backendless Spotlight, we look at a company with the motto “Retire the Résumé”. FindReps uses an innovative new approach to connect salespeople with manufacturers looking to get their products in front of buyers.

Push Notification Setup For Flutter SDK

Flutter is a new cross-platform frontend framework from Google. In this article, we are going to show how to set up push notifications for your Flutter project and how to handle notifications directly from Flutter.

How to Setup Push Notifications In a React Native App (iOS)

Recently we published an article titled “How to Enable Push Notifications Using Backendless in a React Native App (Android)”. Now we are going to continue demonstrating how to enable push notifications, this time for iOS devices.

How to Send Personalized Push Notifications at Scale

The ability to send push notifications has been a key Backendless feature for quite a while, but until now, it only had a basic set of actions such as sending to all devices in a specific channel and/or to a specific device type (Android/iOS). With the latest changes, it has grown into a powerful tool…

Backendless Spotlight on Game With Me

This week, Backendless Spotlight enters the gaming arena with Game With Me, a social app designed to help gamers connect with other gamers to play games together. Game With Me uses search filters, instant messaging, push notifications and many more Backendless features to create a platform that makes finding new gaming friends easy. Game With Me…

Backendless Spotlight on BTC Market Ticker

In this week’s Backendless Spotlight, we bring you an Australian company that has grabbed a piece of the crypto craze by creating a Bitcoin and cryptocurrency market ticker for Australia’s crypto markets. BTC Market Ticker provides users with up-to-the-second market movements on BTCMarkets.net, one of Australia’s largest crypto and blockchain asset exchanges. Editor’s Note: If you or…

How to Setup Push Notifications In a React Native App (Android)

React Native helps you build a native mobile application using JavaScript (for more information about React Native, you can check out the documentation on Github here). The Backendless JavaScript SDK (JS-SDK) already has full compatibility with React Native – just install it from NPM, require in your code, and go. But since the release of Backendless…

Backendless Spotlight on YTCount

Today we are kicking off our newest feature called “Backendless Spotlight”. Each week, we will spotlight one published app, available on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and the web, that uses Backendless for their server-side functionality and infrastructure. Our first spotlight will shine on a startup app called YTCount that just recently came…