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Declaring JSON Columns

JSON documents can be stored in the Backendless database as properties of regular database objects. A property containing a JSON document must have a correlating database column of the JSON data type in the database. JSON columns must be created in Backendless console. To create a JSON column:

  1. Click the Data icon.
  2. Select a database table where you will be creating the column.
  3. Click the SCHEMA tab and then click New.
  4. Type in a name for the column and select JSON from the Type drop-down:
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  5. Click CREATE to save the column in the table schema.