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Weekly Office Hours with Mark Piller
Join us each Wednesday for Office Hours with Backendless Founder and CEO Mark Piller. Office Hours begins with a demo and short presentation showcasing a feature or use case of the Backendless Platform. Afterwards, Mark will answer all of your technical questions about Backendless, often with a live demo.

What Is Mobile Backend As A Service (MBaaS)?

In the software as a service (SaaS) landscape, there are many variations of “____ as a service”. In this article, we will explain what mobile backend as a service, or MBaaS, means.

What Is API As A Service?

API services are a means for an application to interact with a server-side system to retrieve and/or update data. API as a Service, then, is a platform or tool that offers support for designing and deploying API services.

What Is Serverless Computing?

Does it makes sense for your app to be serverless? As with most development decisions, the answer is: it depends. What does serverless really mean? In this article, we’ll break it down for you.

How To Build A Codeless Mobile App

Backendless is the perfect backend platform for Codeless (or no code) and low code application development. Our Codeless system, along with our user-friendly user interface, makes it easy for anyone to build a fully functional mobile or web app.

How To Run Backendless REST APIs In Postman

As a developer, you often need to run a test query or send an API request to see the server response. Our REST docs show examples using curl, but that may not always be convenient. You may need to play with the API request arguments, change the body, etc., and modifying your curl command is…

How to Generate Client Code Based on Defined Tables

In this post, we continue our mission to build a restaurant to-go order app. So far we have put together UI mockups for the future Backendless application, and designed data schema for all the application’s data entities. At this point, we are very close to the coding part.

How to Export Application Data (Settings, Data Tables, Geopoints)

When working with Backendless, data you accumulate can easily be exported. The inner workings of the export process itself are quite complicated since it takes into account all the relationships within your data. For you, the user, this process is in fact quite simple.

How to Add the Backendless Library to Java Projects From Maven

Whether you develop with IntelliJ IDEA, Eclipse, or Android Studio, the Backendless library (jar) for Java/Android must be referenced as a dependency. The library includes all the APIs that provide access to the backend functionality. The library is deployed to the centralized Maven repository, which makes it easy to import it to any Backendless-powered app.

How to Share a Backend Among a Development Team

Backendless Console is a development tool that is also the frontend for your backend. It is quite common for more than one developer to need to access the Console to view data, test queries, or adjust the security settings. The Console and the backend are built in a way where concurrent developer logins to the…