Andrew Imm

Parse and React, a Shared Chemistry

As a web engineer, I love React. I've been using it since it was an experimental technology within Facebook, and each new version has helped make complex app development simpler. A few months ago, I started exploring how to best bring our Parse tools into the React ecosystem, in a way that feels like a...

Let the Browser Handle Your UI Logic for You

At Parse, we’re in the middle of refreshing our frontend stack, and much of that has meant reevaluating the way we write browser-bound code. We’ve begun developing new custom inputs such as date pickers, dropdowns, or toggles in a way that leverages default browser behaviors to let us write less JavaScript (and reduce opportunities for...

A Toast to Windows Phone Users

Did you know that our Push Notifications product supports Windows devices? As developers, we know how important it is to maximize the ability to reach out to your users, regardless of which phone they might be using. For a rapidly growing subset of mobile phone owners, those devices are running Windows, and we wanted to...

A Fresh Take on the Quickstart Experience

At Parse, our goal is to get developers up and running as quickly as possible – and in that same spirit, we want you to be able to dive into Parse services without any difficulty. When you create a new App or look to add features to an existing one, the best place to begin...