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BaaS Providers

BaaS Providers

This blog post contains a list with 20 backend as a service providers. We will cover open-source and proprietary frameworks, the hosting options will vary from SaaS cloud services to on-premises deployment for enterprise customers, and the support options will go from no support to 24/07 dedicated support teams.

Ready to know more about the best BaaS providers? Please continue reading.


Instagram Clone App using SwiftUI and GraphQL – HomeView

Instagram Clone App using SwiftUI and GraphQL – HomeView

Today in part 4 of our Instagram clone App with GraphQL we will continue learning some SwiftUI, building our Home view.

In our previous articles, we learned how to sign up a user and how to log in a user and created the Profile view with the respective UIs in our Instagram clone App. Today we will reuse some of that code and create something similar to a UIScrollView with lots of content.

Fast your seat belts and let’s get it going!

For better learning, download the iOS Instagram Clone project with source code.


BaaS Open Source

BaaS Open Source

This article will provide a comprehensive list with Backend as a Service, BaaS, or mBaaS providers. The report will present a short description of each BaaS provider, main features, support plans, and if managed cloud services are available.

Creating an web or mobile application is not an easy task, you have to worry about several factors, including:

  • Infrastructure
  • Creating repetitive code
  • Code updates
  • Data Security & Privacy
  • Authentication Mechanisms
  • Make sure the app works in several device types

For a comprehensive list, please read BaaS Features

Solving these problems, is the motivation of using a BaaS – Backend as a Service and here is a list of open-source backend plataforms.


An Instagram clone using SwiftUI and GraphQL – ProfileView

An Instagram clone using SwiftUI and GraphQL – ProfileView

Today in part 3 of our Instagram clone App with GraphQL we will get deeper into SwiftUI, building our Profile view.

We will learn to reuse structs in SwiftUI and discuss a few controls: VStack, HStack, GeometryReader, Text, Button, Spacer, Image, Divider among others.

In our previous articles, we learned how to sign up a user and how to log in a user, with the respective UIs in our Instagram clone App. Today we will make it much nicer.

Fast your seat belts and let’s get it going!

For better learning, download the iOS Instagram Clone project with source code.


An Instagram clone using SwiftUI and GraphQL – Login

An Instagram clone using SwiftUI and GraphQL – Login

In our previous post about how to create an Instagram clone app, you learned how to configure everything to have SwiftUI up and running in XCode 11, and created a fully working Sing Up view with GraphQL.

Today we will learn how to create a login view and have the user log out.

We will be needing the project from the previous post, so if you didn’t follow that one, I strongly suggest that you do.

Buckle your seat belts and let’s go!

For better learning, download the iOS Instagram Clone project with source code.