Register Here for the Bay Area Parse Drink-Up

It’s time for another Parse Drink Up! Come help us celebrate all the great things happening at Parse, both new and old. Meet the Parse team, as well as your fellow Bay Area Parse users. And if you’re not using Parse yet? Well, come find out why you should be! Open bar, come as you…

PorQueNão? creates The Akatu Institute Fake Shower App for Quirky Water Conservation

When The Akatu Institute was searching for a way to bring awareness to the growing problem of wasteful water consumption, they came to PorQueNão? to help develop a plan. PorQueNão? is a full-service mobile marketing firm based in São Paulo, Brazil specializing in mobile strategy and mobile app development. With a mobile strategy in place,…

JavaScript SDK Gets “Incremental” Improvements

Counters have long been an important tool in Parse’s iOS and Android client SDKs. They allow you to increase a value on the server without worrying that two clients might be saving at the same time and overwrite each other’s values. Likewise, Atomic Array Operations allow multiple clients to add elements to an array without…

JavaScript SDK Now Supports Router and History

Since the initial launch of Parse’s JavaScript SDK, we have seen many developers building rich web applications with it. These apps are great, but they pose a few challenges for the developers: It is difficult to route URLs to various states of the app. It is difficult to update URLs and browser history based on…

The Facebook SDK for Parse is Better Than Ever

Ever since we first introduced Facebook integration for Parse users, Parse has made linking your apps’ users with their Facebook accounts simple. Recently,Facebook released a major revision to its iOS SDK: version 3.0. This new version: Improves session management for users, making the log-in experience more reliable and getting ready for native iOS 6 integration…

Scheduling Future Push Notifications

We’re happy that our users can usually interact with the Parse API programmatically and without much human intervention. One area where we’ve seen the need for better automation is in push notifications, where developers and administrators sometimes want to send a notification at a certain point in the future, but don’t want to write a…

Lending a Hand

We can’t help but be amazed by some of the apps that have been built on Parse. There is truly an astonishing amount of skill and creativity in our developer community and we want to do all that we can to allow these talented individuals to innovate together and to share ideas. We considered many…

Partnering for the Mobile Future

Every day we get hundreds of emails and calls from current and potential customers. They come from developers, marketers, advertisers, IT executives, and everyone in between. It’s clear that the world is going mobile and Parse is at the forefront of enabling that shift for companies across the world. We’ve found that many folks are…