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Introducing Developer Permissions for Team Based Development
As we move toward the launch of version 6.0, we are excited to introduce new features to the Backendless platform that will make your life easier starting today. Today, we are going to introduce you to a highly-requested new feature, Developer Permissions. Application development is a team sport. It takes a team to build more…

How to Build a Game Skill for Amazon Alexa Using Codeless

In a previous article (Developing a Custom Skill for an Alexa Game), we showed you how to build a custom Alexa skill using Backendless and our Amazon Alexa Skill SDK. Now, we are going to show how to make the same game using our Codeless feature – in other words – without any coding!

Developing a Mobile Chat App Without Any Coding

Developing apps can be fun, especially if you can do it without knowing how to write code. There is a lot of hype around the no-code and low-code trends, however, very few solutions can actually demonstrate successful examples. Here’s real proof of a mobile chat app built without any coding. The app is built using Dropsource…

Using Codeless to Retrieve More Than 100 Objects With a Single Client-Side API Call

If you’ve used the Data Retrieval API in Backendless Cloud, you may know that the server limits the number of objects retrieved from a table to 100 in a single call. For Managed Backendless and for Backendless Pro, this limit is configurable.  In order to retrieve more than 100 objects, data paging is required. Paging greatly…

Developing an Alexa Skill Without Writing Any Code – Part 2 (Intents and Slots)

This is Part 2 of the article about developing an Amazon Alexa skill without any coding. In Part 1, you learned the following: How to create a Codeless API Service responsible for handling Amazon Alexa requests. The service completely removes the need for adding AWS Lambda functions and runs without any cost in the free plan of…

Developing an Alexa Skill Without Writing Any Code (Part 1)

Codeless Programming is a general approach for creating programs without writing any code. When combined with the power of the Backendess mBaaS, Codeless becomes a powerful and super-efficient tool. In this post, we will describe how to use Codeless to create a custom Amazon Alexa skill. In this first part, you will develop a basic Alexa…