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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 Use Message Selectors for Conditional Delivery in Pub/Sub Messaging

Another article we wrote gave an introduction to Backendless pub/sub messaging which included a sample for broadcasting and receiving messages. Today we are going to show how to use Backendless messaging for conditional message delivery.

How to Send Pub/Sub Messages From Backendless Console

In another post, we introduced you to the publish/subscribe messaging API. The API can be used to broadcast messages that can be received by multiple client apps. Note: It is important to distinguish between pub/sub messages and Push Notification messages. There are a number of technical differences and purposes where an app should use one…

How to Deliver Conditional Messages With Subtopics

In another post, we described a feature for conditional pub/sub message delivery using SQL selectors. With that (selector) approach, the publisher must attach headers to the message and the subscriber uses an SQL-based condition that references header names and values. In addition to selectors, Backendless supports another type of conditional delivery – subtopics.

How to Send Email From Your Mobile, Browser, or Desktop App

Sending an email is a very common operation for many applications. For most of them, it is the server-side that is responsible for delivering an email message. Backendless makes it trivially easy to deliver a branded email (meaning it will look like it was sent by your app) in the plain text or HTML formats…

Intro to Basic Publish/Subscribe Messaging

Publish/subscribe messaging has been around for a long time. The concept is rather simple – a program can publish a message to a queue or a topic, while another program subscribes to the queue or the topic to receive published messages. There are a lot of caveats in the model such as conditional delivery, message…