Parse CTO, Kevin Lacker, Interviewed on Stage at GigaOm Mobilize 2012

Parse’s Kevin Lacker was recently interviewed on stage at GigaOm Mobilize by GigaOm senior writer, Stacey Higginbotham. Kevin and Stacey chatted about the future of the full-stack platform and how Parse is changing the mobile app industry. To view A Full-Stack Platform Approach for a Fragmented Mobile Landscape with Kevin Lacker and Stacey Higginbotham in…

Pushing from the JavaScript SDK and Cloud Code

The launch of Cloud Code allows developers to perform sensitive operations in a trusted environment. One such operation is sending push notifications, which you can now do with the JavaScript SDK, using the Parse.Push.send function. Let’s say that you want to send a push a Mr. T saying to Mr. T fans using your app. You can…

Advanced Push Targeting on Android and iOS

Parse is the easiest way to send push notifications on Android and iOS. Android push requires almost no setup to create an app that pushes to broad audiences. Today we released tools that help Android developers to target their pushes for a more personalized message. Let’s explore this feature through the fictional game World of…

Amazon’s Provisioned IOPS on Parse Backend

A little over a month ago Amazon released a new storage type called Provisioned IOPS. PIOPS are an Elastic Block Storage unit that gives you a guaranteed number of IOPS at least 99% of the time. You can also bring up your EC2 instance with a dedicated ethernet throughput to your PIOPS volume, instead of…

Fresh New Look for our Blog

When it became clear that a blog redesign was necessary, we wanted to create the same great user experience we’ve tried to achieve with the rest of the Parse website. We care a lot about our blog so we put the same amount of energy in its redesign as we did for our new homepage…

MeeGenius Uses Parse Push to Keep Their Users Engaged

Parse Push allows non-technical marketers to instantly increase user engagement via a mobile app using push notifications. If you can type a message and click send, you can create and schedule push notifications with an app built using Parse. One app, MeeGenius, is using push notifications to keep their millions of users engaged. We interviewed Chris…

We Loved How Much the Parse Community Loved Cloud Code

Yesterday morning, everyone in the Parse office was buzzing with excitement as we pushed Cloud Code out the door. Once the news hit TechCrunch, Venturebeat, Twitter, and other outlets, support started pouring in from the Parse community. It was really great to have so many people genuinely excited for something on which we have worked…

Welcoming Cloud Code to the Parse Family

We’re excited to take the platform to the next level by introducing a powerful new service called Cloud Code. Cloud Code makes Parse a one-stop shop for mobile app development by pushing the boundaries of server code. You can now add custom validations and endpoints that are instantly and easily accessible by any client, whether…