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 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…

Admin and Management APIs for Backendless Plus Accounts

In addition to the app development APIs, we also make available a very rich set of administrative and management functions. Every single feature available in Backendless Console is also available via specialized REST API. Whether it is performing a data import/export, setting up database schema, or retrieving application’s analytics – all of these can be…

Support for Development, Testing, Staging and Production Environments

As an application is progressing through its lifecycle, there are different teams involved in interacting with the app and its backend. These teams include developers, testers, security auditors, system administrators, and ultimately customers and the users of the app.

How to Migrate an App’s Backend From One Environment to the Next (Dev to Test to Stage)

In another post, we wrote about support for multiple environments for your apps’ mBaaS backend. These could include development, testing, staging and/or production. As your backend advances through those stages, an obvious question is how to migrate the backend’s data from one environment to another. Backendless provides a very advanced facility for backend migration between…

ROI Calculator – How Backendless Can Save You Money

In this article, we’re going to review a fun feature – an ROI (return on investment) calculator. That may sound like a boring subject, but we sure tried to make it fun. Indeed, if you are a developer and are tasked with figuring out how a product or a service can save money, it may…

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.

Experience Backendless Console in the Language of Your Choice

If your native language is not English and you use Backendless to develop applications, you more than likely already know about this feature. When you log into Backendless Console, it detects the locale of your computer and switches the user interface to that locale (if it is available).