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Open Sourcing Our SDKs

Nikita Lutsenko, Software Engineer at Parse

Ever since Parse joined Facebook, we’ve been thrilled to be a part of the company’s long-standing commitment to open source.

Introducing Account Keys: Better Authentication for the Command Line Tool

At Parse we’re always striving to make it easier for developers to build great apps. Part of this mission is to provide secure and easy to use tools. Today, we’re excited to announce Account Keys, which are personal access tokens for API and command line usage. Account Keys are similar to GitHub personal API tokens. As…

The Joy of Weekend Hacking

There’s really nothing like getting an idea on Friday, and having a working prototype by Monday. Many companies are started this way, and it’s what brings tens of thousands of people to hackathons every year. Parse does an incredible job in this space, offering a host of services which are easy to integrate. I want…

The Parse SDK: What’s inside?

The Parse SDK has been and continues to be an important part of mobile development on Parse. As Parse developers, you’ve already gotten to know the Parse SDK from its public API, but today we open sourced our SDKs so you’ll finally be able to take a peek at its inner workings. In this post,…

Open Sourcing Our SDKs

Ever since Parse joined Facebook, we’ve been thrilled to be a part of the company’s long-standing commitment to open source. It’s incredibly exciting to see the widespread success of Facebook open source projects including React, Presto, HHVM, OSQuery, and RocksDB. Here at Parse, we also believe in open source as a way of accelerating innovation,…

Moving Parse Apps to the More Secure SHA-2 Industry Standard

Over the past few years, the internet industry has been undertaking a shift from SHA-1 to SHA-2 certificates for encryption. It’s widely known that certificates with SHA-2 signatures are more secure than the older SHA-1 certificates, and many companies have already begun phasing out support for SHA-1, including Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook. The upcoming…