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The Ultimate Stack for Mobile Apps: Ionic & Backand

Posted by on Dec 02, 2015

About two months ago, we published the results of a survey we conducted among Backand users in which we asked what would you most like us to integrate with. The clear winner was Ionic (with PhoneGap, highly related, coming in strong at #4).

So today we are officially announcing the Ionic Framework integration with Backand. It’s been out as sort of a beta for a while, but now it’s official. We believe that Ionic and Backand together make the perfect stack for building hybrid mobile apps in AngularJS.

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Adapting NoSQL Syntax to SQL Databases

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015

One of the greatest strengths of NoSQL databases is the query language used. While SQL databases are essentially required to use SQL queries, NoSQL databases give you the chance to build and manipulate queries as JSON, allowing for far more readable – and understandable – queries in your application. Below we’ll look at how Backand adapts a MongoDB-inspired NoSQL query language into SQL statements, allowing you to use whichever idiom lets you feel the most productive.
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Functional Testing with Mocha & Chai

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015

Full Stack JavaScript Code

In full stack JavaScript development involving JavaScript on either or both the client-side and the server-side, we would like to test function input-output behavior. In its simplest form, function input-output behavior specifies the output of the function in terms of its input.

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RDBMS Deep Dive

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015

A Wealth of Relational Database Options

While many apps built using AngularJS leverage the MEAN stack, and thus rely upon NoSQL databases, there is still a lot of web development being done against traditional SQL-driven databases that could benefit from the tools Angular has to offer. Below we’ll look at each of the major Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) players, and how Backand can leverage their strengths to allow you to truly separate your application from its data.

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MEAN vs LAMP – How Do They Stack Up?

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014

Understanding the role each technology plays in the stack is crucial when moving from LAMP to MEAN for web development. Whether you’re looking for consolidation of technologies or to leverage in-house JavaScript expertise, the MEAN stack can offer a lot to a flexible web development organization. The team here at Back& wanted to try and help sort out the pros and cons of each stack. So below I’ll detail the MEAN stack, how it compares to the LAMP stack, and offer a few tips for optimizing your choices.

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