Android Push Notifications

Push notifications are great. They keep users engaged with your app. They provide real-time interaction. They enable cool social features like chat. Push notifications can also be incredibly annoying. If you want your app to work seamlessly across iPhone and Android, you have to build two separate systems. They can be complicated to set up….

User Accounts

Today, we’re releasing our system for user accounts for your iOS app (with Android coming soon). Using the Parse SDK, you can now add user accounts to your application in minutes. As always, if you’re not in the private beta yet, please sign up here and we’ll get you started right away. Fully Featured User…

Channels and Targeted Push Notifications

As promised, we’re back with more push functionality for your apps! Today we’re announcing channels as well as two ways to send targeted push notifications. Channels Channels are a flexible way to send push notifications to segments of your users. Channels don’t need to be explicitly created and apps can subscribe to a channel with…

iOS Push Notifications

We speak with mobile developers daily and we consistently hear about how painful it is to use push notifications. We’re here to make it much easier. Whether you’re struggling with talking to Apple’s binary server interface, keeping sockets open in your Android app, or any other number of things — don’t worry! We’ll take care…

The New Data Browser and Importing

We’ve just released a brand new version of our data browser, with the ability to import pre-existing data from a CSV file. Check it out by going to your app on Parse and navigating to the data browser. If you’re not in the private beta, sign up here. A Fully Featured Data Browser If you’re…