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Moving On

We have a difficult announcement to make. Beginning today we’re winding down the Parse service, and Parse will be fully retired after a year-long period ending on January 28, 2017.

Hosting Your Own Parse on AWS and Heroku

Last week, we released Parse Server, the open source version of the Parse backend. Since then, the repository has already received over 4,000 stars, 700 forks, and dozens of pull requests. We are working hard to make it the best open source app framework. Developers with an existing Parse app should migrate their apps to…

Introducing Parse Server and the Database Migration Tool

Today, we are releasing two tools to help you transition your app from Parse to another service. With the announcement that Parse’s hosted service will be retired on January 28, 2017, we want to help share resources to make your migration as straightforward as possible. Parse Server, An Open-Source Parse API Server The open source…

Moving On

We have a difficult announcement to make. Beginning today we’re winding down the Parse service, and Parse will be fully retired after a year-long period ending on January 28, 2017. We’re proud that we’ve been able to help so many of you build great mobile apps, but we need to focus our resources elsewhere. We…

Ask Parse Anything – December Edition Is Here!

This month, developer advocates Eric and Fosco cover questions including using AWS with Parse, push notification support, the FbStart program, and much more! I have my own file server which stores a lot of big files like mp3, videos and also images. I want to store the URL for those files as a PFFile, not…

Introducing the Open Source Hub

Here at Parse, we believe in open source as a way of accelerating innovation, learning from our community, and collaborating on scalable solutions to hard challenges in mobile development. Over the past year we have been able to make tons of improvements to our developer experience with many contributions from our community — this is…

Submit Your Questions for Ask Parse Anything

We took a break last month to enjoy the holidays, but the team is back in action to take your thoughts and ideas for the December installment of the Ask Parse Anything series! Submit here until 11:59 PM PST on Thursday, December 10th, and visit us on Friday, December 18th to view our responses. We can’t…

Thread Safety Basics on iOS/OS X

Dealing with concurrency and reentrancy is one of the more difficult challenges any library will inevitably face as it grows. Here at Parse, we have put a large effort towards ensuring that anything you do with our SDKs is thread-safe, without letting performance suffer. In this article, we’ll go over some of the basic concepts…