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Backend Variable Types
Backend Variables are used to move data around your apps backend. There are several different kinds (or types) of backend variable each which can store a different kind of data e.g. Collections, DateTimes, Files etc.
In this article we give a reference guide to all the different types of backend variable that are available inside Dittofi.

Backend Variable Types Reference

All available fields are listed below in the order that they appear within the Dittofi platform. For more information, read the corresponding support articles.
Variable type
Data type
Description
Array
Array
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Checkbox
Boolean
The checkbox type creates a container that allows you to store data as either a true or false value.
Collection
List
The collection variable creates a container that lets you to store a collection of records that are associated with a data model.
Collection (Custom Model)
List
Allows you to store a collection of records that are associated with a custom data model.
Custom Model
Row
Allows you to store a single record that is associated with a custom model.
Date
Date
The date varaible let's you store a date value of format yyyy-mm-dd.
Date time
Date time
The Date time variable let's you create a container to store a date and time value.
File
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Number
Integer
The number field
Number with decimal
Floating point
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