The Backand API allows developers to easily integrate a powerful backend-as-a-service for AngularJS and Ionic with their applications. It provides social login, push notifications, a database, hosting, mobile functionality, integration to payment and email services and much more. One of the key features that Backand offers is ORM (object-relational mapping), a method for accessing a relational database from an object-oriented language. Backand also provides features like tracking data changes, logging, role-based security, back-office connectivity and more.
We've added six APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Bitcoin, SEO, Testing, and Backend. Also new to the directory are SDKs for Feedzai fraud prevention, YesGraph (for mobile app referrals), and Customer.io email platforms. Here's a summary of what is new.
The importance of providing an API for your application, irrespective of its intended use case, cannot be overstated. In this tutorial, Itay Herskovits explains the basics of RESTful architecture and how the Backand platform can be used to automatically build a REST API for an Agular application.
Pagination is an important element for many projects dealing with large data sets as a way to make the volume of information more manageable and navigable. This tutorial by Relly Rivlin on the Backand blog shows followers how to paginate their data using ng-grid for AngularJS.