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About back{4}app with Parse SDK

You must sign up for a free account on http://back4app.com in order to create a App on back{4}app, grab its App and Client Keys and paste them the Configs.swift file of this app.

back{4}app service offers the following FREE features for the STARTER pack:
• 1 GB Database Storage
• 5 GB File Storage
• 10 Requests/second
• 50 K Requests/month
• 1 Cloud Code Job

Check out its PRICING tables here: https://www.back4app.com/pricing/

Here you can find DOCS: http://docs.back4app.com/

Video: How to create an App on back4app and manually add data in the Parse Dashboard

How do I rename the app’s package?

1. In your Project pane, click on the little gear icon ( Gears icon )
2. Uncheck / Deselect the Compact Empty Middle Packages option

3.Your package directory will now be broken up in individual directories

4. Individually select each directory you want to rename, and:
  • Right-click it
  • Select Refactor
  • Click on Rename
  • In the Pop-up dialog, click on Rename Package instead of Rename Directory
  • Enter the new name and hit Refactor
  • Allow a minute to let Android Studio update all changes
NOTE: When renaming com in Android Studio, it might give a warning. In such case, select Rename All

5. Now open your build.gradle. Update the applicationId to your new Package Name and Sync Gradle, if it hasn’t already been updated automatically:

6. You’re done ;)

How to remove AdMob banner ads

  1. enter the .xml files where there’s an AdView and remove its code:
  2. Enter the .java files where there’s an AdRequest instance into its onCreate() method and remove its code:
            // Init AdMob banner
            AdView mAdView = (AdView) findViewById(R.id.admobBanner);
            AdRequest adRequest = new AdRequest.Builder().build();
  3. Lastly, remove the play-services-ads reference in the build.gradle file:
        compile 'com.google.android.gms:play-services-ads:+'

My app crashes at startup

Check your Parse Dashboard for empty (undefined) fields, if there are empty fields insert the missing records in your database and run the app again.

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