Because this is a complex topic I started to write a tutorial. See here:
How to restore data when using the Backend as a Service by apiOmat
Well, it happens from time to time that someone (or you) messes up data, deletes parts of it or some magic happens over the weekend; whatsoever, you need to restore your old data. Assuming you created backups this is an easy task when creating a self made backend. But what will you do on a backend as a service solution like apiOmat?
Comparing Generic vs. generated SDK
The internet is full of great services which can do cool things and maybe provide exactly the missing part needed for ones perfect project. But before using these services, one has to understand the interface (API) of it first. This means lots of reading, coding and testing until everything works. To minimize this barrier of entry, most APIs provide a software development kit (SDK) in parallel. The SDK is delivered in (hopefully) the same language used for the own project and can be integrated rather fast.
As you might imagine, SDKs are not all the same, and therefore in this blog article I will write about one of the main differences in SDKs from backend as a service solutions, which also differenciates apiOmat from most if not all other competitors. (more…)
Showcase mobile app for the Android Play Store using apiOmat Backend as a Service
So, you are still wondering how apps using a Backend as a Service like apiOmat may look like? Then this article is for you!
How to create a simple Messenger App with apiOmat
As you might have heard, apiOmat provides a bunch of useful modules – packaged functionality which is ready to use. Today, I want to show how simple it is to use such a module in your app. Since I’m coming from the Java world, I choose Andoid as an example. (more…)