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Parse Server Video Series - April 2016

We're really excited about the community which is forming around Parse Server and Parse Dashboard. In just 80 days since we launched Parse Server, more than 60 contributors from all over the world have already taken part. Parse Server is one of the most active open-source projects at Facebook, and growing incredibly quickly. This month...

Open Source Spotlight: Florent Vilmart

Here at Parse, we are big fans of open source software and the communities which form to build things together. Parse Server, released just 47 days ago, has already seen 50 contributors join the team. It's incredibly exciting to see this project moving so quickly, with new features being added along with many improvements and...

What is Parse Server?

In this post, I will attempt to convince you that Parse Server is worthy of your time and interest, even if you've never heard of Parse before. I will also make the case that Parse Server is and can be objectively better than the hosted Parse service. I hope that by the end of it,...

Introducing Parse Server and the Database Migration Tool

Today, we are releasing two tools to help you transition your app from Parse to another service. With the announcement that Parse's hosted service will be retired on January 28, 2017, we want to help share resources to make your migration as straightforward as possible. Parse Server, An Open-Source Parse API Server The open source...

Using Node.js with Parse

The Cloud Code environment is the fastest way to get some dynamic application logic running online. But as your app grows, you may want more features, like the ability to use arbitrary node.js modules or to test things locally. The Parse Hooks API makes it possible to use your own node.js server in conjunction with...

Phone-Based Login, Can You Dig It?

What's quick, secure, and gives you instantly verified users? Here at Parse, we love helping developers create the ultimate user experience, and that often includes building seamless, secure login and signup flows. For many apps, using a phone number as a login method has become the perfect combination of consistently fast and flawless, since people...

Parse for PHP: A Fractal of Rad Design

Today we are very happy to release the Parse PHP SDK, which will enable Parse integration for a whole new class of apps and different use cases. This is our first SDK for a server-side language, and the first to be truly open-source. PHP is an incredibly popular programming language and has consistently been in...

Building Apps with Parse and Swift

On Monday at WWDC 2014, Apple released a new programming language called Swift. As always, when we see that developers are excited about a new language or platform, we work quickly to make sure Parse can support that momentum. We're excited about Swift because it brings a whole host of new language features to iOS...

Global Game Jam 2014 at Facebook, January 24-26

Next weekend, more than 17,000 people will be getting together at over 450 locations worldwide, to collaborate and build games (digital or not). Facebook is hosting one of those locations at our headquarters in Menlo Park, and members of the Parse team will be on hand to offer support! Bear Douglas and I will be...