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Introducing the Parse Server Dashboard

The beautiful React-powered Parse dashboard is now available to self-host and administer your Parse Server apps!

2016 Holiday App Store Freeze

The holidays are upon us! Thanksgiving has come and gone, and Christmas is coming up in just three and a half weeks. This leaves app developers little time to enjoy a stress-free app update. As announced previously, Parse will shut down at the end of January. If you have not yet released an updated version...

iOS and Android Updates

iOS and Android Updates New versions of iOS and Android OS are now widely available. Here are some suggestions to think about as you update your application. iOS 10 iOS 10 was released on September 13th. Two additional updates were released since then (10.0.1 and 10.0.2). By now one can assume that most users who...

Our Docs Are Now Hosted on GitHub

With the upcoming Parse.com shutdown just 150 days away, we’d like to take some time to talk about the things we have been doing to get ready on our side. Earlier this year we released Parse Server, the open source implementation of the Parse backend, and Parse Dashboard, an open source dashboard to manage all...

Pointer Permissions now in Open Source Parse Server

Pointer Permissions were launched last June as a powerful new way to secure your app without needing to change your code or database. For many extremely common patterns like messaging and profiles, Pointer Permissions are the easiest way to secure your app. Pointer Permissions are now also available in the latest versions of the open...

Parse Server Video Series - April 2016

We're really excited about the community which is forming around Parse Server and Parse Dashboard. In just 80 days since we launched Parse Server, more than 60 contributors from all over the world have already taken part. Parse Server is one of the most active open-source projects at Facebook, and growing incredibly quickly. This month...

Push and Config come to the Parse Dashboard

The ability to send push notifications from the Parse Dashboard has been requested by many of you. Powerful targeting, content building and rich options for sending pushes to your users is one of the pillars of Parse, and the ease of use of Parse Push is one of the things that makes Parse great. Now,...

Parse Server Goes Realtime with Live Queries

One of the key concepts behind Parse is the Query, which lets you tell the server which objects you need. The Query is based on a "pull" model. Every time you want to get new data, you run another query. For some applications, like realtime games or messaging systems, it's more convenient if you can...

Open Source Spotlight: Florent Vilmart

Here at Parse, we are big fans of open source software and the communities which form to build things together. Parse Server, released just 47 days ago, has already seen 50 contributors join the team. It's incredibly exciting to see this project moving so quickly, with new features being added along with many improvements and...

Migrating Your Parse App to MongoRocks

There are a lot of options out there for hosting your Parse MongoDB database. In our migration guide we recommend that customers without database administration experience choose one of the hosted MongoDB providers such as mLab or ObjectRocket. For those customers interested in running their own MongoDB infrastructure, we recommend running MongoDB with the RocksDB storage engine....

Introducing the Parse Server Dashboard

With the winding down of the Parse hosted service and the transition to the Open Source Parse Server, many of you have been asking how you will manage your app when it’s running on your own system. Today we are answering that question with Parse Dashboard. You can start using it today to manage the...