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New Release Featuring Spatial Data and Console Visibility Controls
We are excited to announce a new release for the Backendless platform as we approach the release of Version 6.0. Available now, Release 5.7.0 includes two powerful new features: spatial data and console visibility controls. Read on to learn more. We previewed the new Geolocation feature in our 2019 year-end post; the other is a…

How to Build a Social App Backend With Backendless (Part 1)

There are a lot of social applications around the world, such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram, etc. If we take a look under the hood, however, we can see they all share pretty standard features. For instance, we can’t imagine an app without the ability to establish relationships between users, or without “likes” and “comments”…

How to Delete Objects with REST Console

Backendless provides a powerful and convenient tool for working with Backendless services through REST API (read all about our REST APIs in the documentation here). In case you need to quickly test a REST API’s functionality, another tool may come in handy for you – the Backendless REST Console.

How to Use Backendless REST Console to Fetch Your Data

One of the hidden gems packed with features is Backendless REST Console. It is a part of Backendless Console and is located in its own tab on the Data screen. The Console does exactly what it sounds like – lets you run REST requests against your data tables.

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.

How to Encode SQL Search Queries in Backendless Console for Use by REST Clients

In another post, we explained how to run SQL searches against your mBaaS backend data. The SQL queries you run in Backendless Console can be used verbatim in your mobile and desktop applications built with Backendless whenever you need to run a search for the app data. We refer to the SQL queries supported by…

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 us to save objects with related data – it is strictly a matter of formatting the request body.

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.

How to Create and Save New Data Objects Using REST Console

Today we are going to demonstrate how to create and save new data objects using the very convenient REST Console in Backendless. The console lets you easily test your REST APIs prior to deployment.

How to Use Console API to Create a Data Table

If you’ve worked with Backendless API for a while, you may occasionally run into a situation where the functionality you’d like to have isn’t readily available. One such function is the programmatic management of your application’s data tables. For instance, you may need to clear up all the data and recreate the table structure with specific columns…