What’s so great about JavaScript Promises?

tl;dr – The Parse JavaScript SDK now returns jQuery-compatible Promises from most asynchronous methods. Read on to learn what that means. “Promises” represent the next great paradigm in JavaScript programming. But understanding why they are so great is no simple matter. At its core, a Promise represents the result of a task, which may or…

Summary of the January 22nd Parse Service Disruption

We would like to share more details about the nature of the events during the January 22nd service disruption. We are working hard to improve reliability and would like to relay information about the nature of the service disruption, our efforts to restore functionality, and the steps we are taking to prevent this sort of…

Got .NET? Parse Now Supports .NET 4.5

Whether you’re building a web application using ASP.NET or a rich client application for using WPF, .NET offers a powerful platform to build upon.  Today, we’re excited to introduce support for .NET 4.5 from our Windows SDK, making it easy to target a wide range of platforms including Windows 7 and Windows Server. As always, we’re…

Hello, NSPredicate

Here at Parse, we believe that the frameworks you use to build your app should conform to your needs, not the other way around. That’s why we build native SDKs for all the platforms we support. And we integrate with unique features on each platform to make using our API feel right at home. For…