In the software as a service (SaaS) landscape, there are many variations of “____ as a service”. We recently discussed API as a Service, and in this article, we will explain what mobile backend as a service, or MBaaS, means.
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.
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…
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.
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.
In order to discuss what API as a Service is, we must first understand what APIs and API Services (and microservices) are. In this article, we are going to explain these terms in the simplest form possible so that you can better understand how APIs fit into your business needs.
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.
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.
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…