cloudcode

Introducing Heroku + Parse

One powerful feature of Parse is Webhooks, which lets you connect your Parse app to any server on the web to use a custom server environment rather than Parse's hosted Cloud Code. We're always looking for ways to make Parse easier to use, and recently, we released Node.js middleware to make it easier to connect...

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...

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...

Evil Apples: A Twisted Social Card Game

Danny Ricciotti and Sean Conrad are the kind of developers Parse was originally built for: independent, inspired and scrappy. Danny started developing on iOS2 and has worked on iPhone apps exclusively since then, both freelance and for small companies. Sean has a slightly different background, having worked in software product management with no first-hand experience...