Back4App vs Backendless

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Backendless vs Back4App: What are the differences?

Backendless: A mobile Backend as a Service (mBaaS) platform. It is a development and runtime platform which simplifies and shortens mobile application development process. The platform removes the need to develop backend functionality by providing reusable server-side services via APIs. The APIs are packaged into native libraries available for all major client-side environments - Andoid, iOS, JavaScript, .NET, ActionScript and REST. The default backend logic can be modified with custom server-side code. The platform is available as an online service and a downloadable Enterprise product which can be deployed in any environment; Back4App: An easy-to-use, flexible and scalable backend based on Parse Platform. It allows developers to create apps faster building the backend with no code, host with no infrastructure hassles and scale with no technical locks.

Backendless and Back4App belong to "Realtime Backend / API" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Backendless are:

  • Provides intuitive APIs for handling user registration, login and session management
  • Supports object persistence with complex hierarchies
  • Delivers push notifications to iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices

On the other hand, Back4App provides the following key features:

  • Cloud functions
  • Push notifications
  • User management
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Pros of Back4App
Pros of Backendless
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    Graphql support
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    Fastest and most complete backend as a service
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    Free database backup
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    Open source backend as a service
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    Run cloud code
  • 1
    Push notification made easy
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    Data export and import
  • 1
    Easily clone an app
  • 1
    CLI tool
  • 1
    Support via chat
  • 1
    Great documentation
  • 1
    Partner program
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    What is Back4App?

    Back4app accelerates backend development, improves development productivity, reduces time to market, and let you scale applications without managing infrastructure.

    What is Backendless?

    It is a development and runtime platform which simplifies and shortens mobile application development process. The platform removes the need to develop backend functionality by providing reusable server-side services via APIs. The APIs are packaged into native libraries available for all major client-side environments - Andoid, iOS, JavaScript, .NET, ActionScript and REST. The default backend logic can be modified with custom server-side code. The platform is available as an online service and a downloadable Enterprise product which can be deployed in any environment.

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        What are some alternatives to Back4App and Backendless?
        Heroku
        Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.
        Firebase
        Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
        Parse
        With Parse, you can add a scalable and powerful backend in minutes and launch a full-featured app in record time without ever worrying about server management. We offer push notifications, social integration, data storage, and the ability to add rich custom logic to your app’s backend with Cloud Code.
        Kinvey
        Kinvey makes it ridiculously easy for developers to setup, use and operate a cloud backend for their mobile apps. They don't have to worry about connecting to various cloud services, setting up servers for their backend, or maintaining and scaling them.
        Parse-Server
        A Parse.com API compatible router package for Express. Read the announcement blog post here: http://blog.parse.com/announcements/introducing-parse-server-and-the-database-migration-tool/. Read the migration guide here: https://parse.com/docs/server/guide#migrating
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