Héctor Ramos

Our Docs Are Now Hosted on GitHub

With the upcoming Parse.com shutdown just 150 days away, we’d like to take some time to talk about the things we have been doing to get ready on our side. Earlier this year we released Parse Server, the open source implementation of the Parse backend, and Parse Dashboard, an open source dashboard to manage all...

Parse Developer Community

In 2011, when we launched Parse, we caught the attention of a lot of great mobile developers, eager for a solution like ours. We were quickly faced with questions and feedback that needed to be fielded. We decided to do what many young startups do and built our own tool, a custom Community Forum that...

A New Way to Report Bugs

If the way to a developer's heart is great documentation, the way to stay there is through great support. Here at Parse we've always been happy to help through our community forums as well as through face to face conversations at one of our many developer meetups. As our community has grown, it has become...

Keeping Tabs on Parse: The New Status Feed

We are humbled by all the apps that place their trust on our cloud platform, and we're aware that there may be times when our platform might not be performing at a satisfactory level. We are continuously monitoring the status of the Parse platform, and should there be any interruptions in service, we will be...

App Spotlight: IVU Loto App

We've previously highlighted some of our customer's Parse powered apps. Today, I'd like to talk about one of my own apps: IVU Loto App. It's a results tracker for the sales tax lottery that takes place semiweekly in Puerto Rico, and it is using Parse as its backend. A couple of years ago, the Puerto...

Tutorial: Geolocation App with Storyboards

Storyboards allow you to quickly layout your iOS app in minutes, so it is no surprise that many of our users have been asking for a sample app using storyboards. Today we've published Geolocations, a sample app that uses PFGeoPoint, PFQueryTableViewController, geo queries, and storyboards. In this tutorial, you'll learn about: How to set up...

Anypic: A Photo Sharing App With Tutorial

Yesterday we unveiled the Parse App Gallery showcasing apps built on top of Parse. Today, we're adding one of our own apps to the list. Anypic is a photo sharing app for iOS and the web built entirely using Parse. Anypic includes functionality such as logging in with Facebook, sending push notifications, storing photos using...