Parse launches JavaScript SDK: Parse for Websites

There was a time when building a cutting edge web app meant wasting hours setting up a Linux server, days installing MySQL and Ruby or PHP, and months slaving away writing backend server code. Web development was nasty, brutish, and long. It sucked. But that was the past. Parse is the future. And it’s here…

Let’s Role!

Imagine, for a moment: you’re building an app with a grand vision – it will have lots of users, user-generated content, and be so popular that it’ll need a team of people to curate the content and make sure everything lives up to your high standards. You’re defining a great feature set, and you’re designing…

Import Your CSV Data to Parse

Here at Parse, we’re always looking for ways to make it easier to import and export your data. Today we’re happy to announce that we’re rolling out a new and improved CSV importer. To try importing your CSV data, just click the import button from the data browser. With the CSV importer you can import…

Pushing to Multiple iOS Apps Simultaneously

Anyone who has gone through our iOS push tutorial knows just how many steps are involved in setting up push notifications for an iOS app. While many of these steps are outside of our control, we’ve recently introduced features to ensure a smooth setup process, like automatically detecting the development/production setting for your certificate, and…

PFFile: Because the Internet is not a Truck

It was once said “The internet is not something you just dump something on. It’s not a big truck. It’s a series of tubes.” Today we pay homage to the late Senator Stevens through a collection of PFFile improvements that make better use of iOS resources. Does this NSData make my app look big? You…

A More Scalable Many-to-Many Approach

In a previous blog post, we highlighted our support for many-to-many relationships. In the past week, we’ve improved our handling of large many-to-many relationships, which was cumbersome with the simple array of PFObject approach. Now you can use the PFRelation primitive to deal with large many-to-many relations. The same scenario of keeping tracking of people…

ACLs in the Data Browser

Here at Parse, we’re always looking for ways to make it easier to manage and protect access to your users’ data. Today we’re rolling out an update to our data browser that allows you to view and modify ACLs for your objects stored with Parse. You can read more about ACLs in our docs. Remember…

A Redesigned App Management Console

The main idea behind Parse is to simplify developer’s lives by offering tools to make building apps easier and faster. We keep this goal in mind with everything we build. Every day, we continue to add more features to our APIs. But making a successful platform isn’t always about adding new features. It can also…

Express Your Brand With Parse

Parse users love our password reset and email verification features, but some customers have asked for better control over these experiences. Perhaps your customers don’t speak English, or you have a well defined brand that you want these experiences to adhere to. Or maybe you just don’t like your users knowing that you use parse.com…

Changelogs

Things move fast and furious here at Parse. Our philosophy is centered around quickly shipping new features to our platform on a daily basis. We’re laser focused on continually improving our platform so that you can focus on building your mobile app and not on building the infrastructure. All this means we ship new versions…