Learn the Fundamentals of Codeless Programming
Whether you’re a seasoned developer or just starting out, learning to program can be a daunting task. But what if I told you that you could learn the fundamentals of programming without writing a single line of code? That’s right—no coding required!

2FA Login Plugin Featuring TOTP

The 2FA Login plugin enables applications built with Backendless to provide an authentication option where a user can login using the TOTP (Time-based One Time Password) form of two-factor authentication (2FA).

Free SSL Certificate For Cloud 99 Plans

The process of adding an SSL certificate to secure your app’s domain is undergoing a change. Now, Cloud 99 plans receive a free SSL certificate, generated by us.

How to Use Custom API Keys

Custom API keys may not seem like the most exciting feature of Backendless, but the flexibility that they provide is extremely valuable. In this article, we are going to take a closer look at this unheralded feature.

How to Manage a Data Object’s ACL Using API

In another post, we described how to adjust an object’s access control list (ACL) using Backendless Console. As we mentioned, in addition to Backendless Console, the object’s permissions can be controlled using API.

How to Assign Roles to Users Using Backendless Console

In another post, we wrote about how to create developer-defined security roles and how to secure data table access for a security role. Ultimately when a client application makes API requests, the security evolves around users, since it is a user who authenticates themselves against the system.

How to Restrict Access to Files Using Backendless Console

In another post, we described how to obtain a file’s public URL using Backendless Console. Even though anyone can obtain a public URL for a file or directory, it is very easy to change the permissions to restrict file download for anonymous (not authenticated) users.

How to Lockout a User Account Upon Unsuccessful Logins

It has happened to a lot of people, especially with the online banking applications – you try logging in a couple of times and get your password wrong. Then the screen changes saying the account is locked out and you need to try again in XX minutes.

How to Block Access to All Data for Guest Users

Your application can use the Backendless API to access data, run searches, and store, update and delete objects in the database. When users authenticate themselves with the backend, all subsequent API calls are executed on the behalf of the logged-in user.

How to Define User Roles – An Essential Block to Securing Your App Data

In a Backendless backend, you can restrict access to API operations and/or application data. A restriction may apply either to specific users or to roles. When a restriction applies to a role, it automatically applies to the users in that role.