Jamie Karraker

Introducing Cloud Code Webhooks

Ever since launching Cloud Code, we've been amazed at what Parse developers have built with bits of JavaScript code. From simple object mutations to complex game state management systems, Cloud Code has proved to be a versatile tool. But one of the biggest requests we've received is the ability to run any kind of language...

Secure Your App, One Class at a Time

Security is one of the most critical aspects of releasing a production app, and with Parse there are lots of ways you can secure your app. As Bryan laid out in his 5-part security series, Parse provides a powerful security toolset, including the master key, Access Control Lists (ACLs), Class-Level Permissions (CLPs), and Cloud Code....

Get Off My Lawn: a New Way to Control Access to Your App

Security plays an important part in releasing an app on Parse, and Access Control Lists (ACLs) are one of the most powerful ways to secure your app. As Bryan mentioned in part III of his security series, “If you have a production app and you aren’t using ACLs, you’re almost certainly doing it wrong.” In...

The Dangerous World of Client Push

Push Notifications are one of the most effective ways for apps to increase user engagement and retention, notify customers of important information like sales and new products, or allow users communicate with each other. A messaging app, for example, could use push notifications to alert users to an incoming message from their friend in the...

Parse at MIT IAP

Parse is heading to MIT in January for the Independent Activities Period (IAP), where I and my fellow Parse MIT alums Christine Yen and Stanley Wang are excited to be speaking. If you're interested in learning more about Parse during MIT IAP, check out the classes and events we'll be leading below, and feel free...

New Features in the Data Browser

Parse users know that a huge part of maintaining a successful app involves managing all of the data that lies under the surface. This means spending a lot of time using the Parse Data Browser, a tool for viewing and editing your app's data stored on Parse. Since the Data Browser is one of our...