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Increment by N, return previous

Atomically adds the given value to the current value and returns the previous value of the counter. It is possible that multiple concurrent client requests may receive the same previous value. This occurs since only the incrementing part of the logic is atomic, the retrieval of the value before it is incremented is not.

Future<int> Backendless.counters.getAndAdd(String counterName, int value);

IAtomic counter = Backendless.counters.of(String counterName);
Future<int> counter.getAndAdd(int value);

where:

Argument                Description
counterName name of the counter to update.
value number to add to the current counter value

Example

Function callback = (counterValue) => print("previous counter value is - $counterValue");

Backendless.counters.getAndAdd("my counter", 2000).then(callback);

IAtomic myCounter = Backendless.counters.of("my counter");
myCounter.getAndAdd(2000).then(callback);