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Part 5: Setting up the Monaca Backend

Step 1: Attaching backend to a project

    1.
    In the Monaca Cloud IDE, click the Backend icon above the file tree menu to go to the Backend Control Panel. Then, click the Start Using Backend button.
2. The following dialog will open. You can create a new backend or select an existing one that is used in a different project. Then, click Apply to attach the backend to your project.
3. After attaching the backend, your Backend Control Panel will look like this:
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If you do not use push notifications, disable the Monaca Backend from Configure → Manage Cordova plugins.

Step 2: Creating a new collection

Collection is a general purpose storage to keep data in the Backend.
    1.
    On the Backend Control Panel, click the New Collection icon.
2. The New Collection dialog will open. Fill in the name for your collection. Then, click the Add button.
Please remember to tick the Allow JavaScript API to insert data box if you want to insert data from your app.
After you completing the above steps, you can start creating your applications with backend support. Backend Memo demonstrates step-by-step instructions on how to manipulate the Monaca Backend in an application. Please refer to it and start coding your app with the Monaca Backend.
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