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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 Declare a Relationship Between a Data Table and Geopoint(s)

Data objects in Backendless can be connected to related properties not only in other tables, but also with Geopoints. These relationships may be declared programmatically or using Backendless Console. In this post, we will review the process of declaring a Data-to-Geo relationship in a data table schema.

How to Add Data Objects Using Backendless Console

Backendless database provides a very simple, but powerful API for storing, searching, updating or deleting application objects. The “feature 1” post demonstrates how to save objects with relations in Backendless using the APIs.

How to Configure the Default Value for a Data Table Column

As data objects are being saved or updated with the API requests some properties of the objects may not have a value assigned to them. It may be necessary that for those properties a default value is assigned. This is identical to how relational databases may have a default value for a column.

How to Use SQL-Based Search for Data Objects in Backendless Console

As soon as you have data in persistent storage, the question of searching would be one of the first to come up. Indeed, how can you query the backend for data? We considered multiple options and elected to use the most popular one – SQL.

How to Validate Data Object Properties With Regular Expressions

When saving or updating a data object in a persistent storage, it is often necessary to make sure a property follows a particular data format. For instance, properties like email address, a US phone number, a bank account number, a URL and many others may be validated with regex (a regular expression). Backendless makes it…

How to Create Relationships Between Data Objects and Geopoints

In another post, we described how to declare a relationship in a data table schema with a geopoint. Now that you know how to create a table column that contains one or more geopoints, we are going to show how to populate it with data.

How to Create Data Tables, Columns and Relations by Importing CSV Files

Backendless can create tables when you store object hierarchies from a client application. Also, we described how to manually create data tables using Backendless 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.