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Using Backand with PHP

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015

PHP is one of the most common server-side programming languages, as evidenced by the popularity of WordPress and MediaWiki, for example.

Backand provides a Backend as a Service (BaaS) by automatically constructing a REST API for a database schema specified as a JSON. It is natural to interact with your Backand data from PHP through the Backand REST API.

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A Day in the Life of a Coder

Posted by on Dec 04, 2014

Whether you are a Chief Hacking Officer, Code Magician, Engineering Ninja or Software Craftsman your day may look a little or a lot like the one below.  It could be that you swap the Red Bull for coffee or other caffeinated drinks or maybe you ride a scooter to work – but  one thing’s for sure a good portion of your day is spent coding.  And it may be that you are coding in Angular, JavaScript or any other frontend language or perhaps in Node.js or PHP on the backend.

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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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AngularJS with Slim PHP Micro Framework

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014

AngularJS is a popular front-end framework that can be used with many server-side technologies. In many AngularJS web applications, each web page is really a single-page application (SPA), so the role of the server-side is really an API consisting of a set of web services to interact with the server-side databases.

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