Nikita Lutsenko

Open Sourcing Our SDKs

Ever since Parse joined Facebook, we've been thrilled to be a part of the company's long-standing commitment to open source. It's incredibly exciting to see the widespread success of Facebook open source projects including React, Presto, HHVM, OSQuery, and RocksDB. Here at Parse, we also believe in open source as a way of accelerating innovation,...

Nullability Annotations in the Parse iOS/OSX SDKs

One of the many benefits of the Swift language is that it transparently interoperates with Objective-C code. But previously, if you were using existing frameworks like a Parse SDK or Objective-C code in your app, there were some missing pieces. In Swift there's a strong distinction between optional and non-optional references, for example PFObject versus...

Introducing the new ParseUI for iOS

A couple of months ago, iOS added new screen resolutions for developers to support in their apps.  As a result, many developers needed to update their user interfaces to look native on these new screen sizes. Today we're introducing ParseUI for iOS, a collection of user interface components aimed to streamline and simplify user authentication,...

Introducing Bolts for Parse SDKs

Earlier this year we introduced the Bolts Framework, a set of low-level libraries to make developing mobile apps easier and faster. One of the core components of Bolts is Tasks. Tasks brings the programming model of JavaScript Promises to iOS and Android. Today, we are proud to open an entirely new set of public APIs with the new versions of...