Increment by N, return current¶
Atomically adds the given value to the current value and returns the updated (current) value of the counter. Multiple concurrent client requests are guaranteed to return updated value.
xxxx.backendless.app is a subdomain assigned to your application. For more information see the Client-side Setup section of this documentation.
||Name of the counter to update.|
||Number to add to the current counter value.|
user-token: optional value obtained as a result of the login operation.
||Optional header. Contains a value returned by Backendless in a preceding user Login API call. The operation will be executed with the security policy associated currently logged in user. This means all permissions associated with the user and the roles assigned to the user will be enforced by Backendless.|
Numeric value - current value of the counter
Make sure to replace xxxx in the domain name in the sample request below to the one assigned to your application.
curl -X PUT \ https://xxxx.backendless.app/api/counters/mycounter/incrementby/get?value=1000
||Name of the counter whose value must be incremented.|
||Specify the number to increment the value by.|
||When this box is checked, the operation returns the current value of the counter.|
Returns the current value of the counter.
Consider the following counter:
The example below increments the value of the
20. This operation returns
20, since the
return current value box is checked.
The result of this operation will look as shown below after the Codeless logic runs: