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Backand vs Blazor: What are the differences?

What is Backand? Backend-as-a-Service for AngularJS and Ionic. Backand is a powerful backend-as-a-service for AngularJS that provides out-of-the-box social login, push notifications, Ionic integration and much more.

What is Blazor? An experimental web UI framework using C#/Razor and HTML, running in the browser via WebAssembly. Blazor is a .NET web framework that runs in any browser. You author Blazor apps using C#/Razor and HTML.

Backand and Blazor can be primarily classified as "Web App Builders" tools.

Some of the features offered by Backand are:

  • Data Storage: Work with JSON models, complex as you like, and let Backand add or edit the data for you.
  • REST API for any Database: Backand automatically generates a REST API for any database, including MySQL, PostgreSQL and MS SQL Server.
  • Advanced Data Models: Backand lets you create sophisticated data models with a single click, including parent-child relationships, many-to-many.

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

  • Uses only the latest web standards
  • No plugins or transpilation needed
  • A component model for building composable UI

Blazor is an open source tool with 8.18K GitHub stars and 664 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Blazor's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Backand
Pros of Blazor
  • 4
    Let's you focus on the frontend and have killer backend
  • 4
    Easy setup
  • 1
    Ready-to-use backend in no time
  • 32
    Uses C#
  • 23
    No need to learn separate language or technology
  • 18
    Supports making a single page application
  • 18
    Uses .NET standard library
  • 17
    Tight integration with .NET project
  • 13
    No need to compile, bundle and deploy separately
  • 12
    Very little JavaScript required
  • 9
    Shared classes between client and server
  • 6
    Components
  • 6
    App state can be managed singleton objects
  • 6
    Third party state management i.e. Blazor-State
  • 5
    Very easy JavaScript interop if required
  • 4
    Has Server AND Client hosting models
  • 3
    Cross Platform

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Cons of Backand
Cons of Blazor
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    • 3
      Initial load time
    • 2
      Hard to inject javascript

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    What is Backand?

    Backand is a powerful backend-as-a-service for AngularJS that provides out-of-the-box social login, push notifications, Ionic integration and much more.

    What is Blazor?

    Blazor is a .NET web framework that runs in any browser. You author Blazor apps using C#/Razor and HTML.

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    Google App Maker
    App Maker lets you develop powerful apps with relative ease. Create a model to manage your data, build a UI in the visual editor, use Apps Script to write some scripts, and you're on your way.
    Retool
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    Microsoft PowerApps
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    Stamplay
    The API-based development platform enabling developers to do 80% of the job in 1% of the time thanks to: out of the box APIs for users and data, one-click integration with any API, scalable infrastructure and SDKs. Build Rome in a day.
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