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The Best PlayFab Alternatives

The Best PlayFab Alternatives

PlayFab Alternatives

Play Fab is one of the best online platforms that is being used by a great majority of game developers. This platform offers PaaS services to such developers that cannot afford most of the resources to develop some highly professional and advanced gaming apps. In such a case, these developers approach this platform and get any kind of resource they want at the most affordable price rate for a particular time duration.

Top 4 PlayFab Alternatives

There are lots of people who are highly using Play Fab but still, there are also some of the people that don’t really like this platform. They try to have better platforms to make their tasks done in the best way. For this purpose, they search for different platforms but they don’t find any of the best play fab alternatives.

So, here we are going to tell you about some of the alternatives to play fab so that you can have the best experience to develop your gaming app.


GraphQL Queries and Mutations on distinct Parse Versions

GraphQL Queries and Mutations on distinct Parse Versions

As Parse evolves over time, some aspects of it change for better performance, better compatibility and easier development.
One of these aspects is the GraphQL support that evolved from Parse 3.5.0 over time to the latest version available, 3.9.

Here at Back4app, we have three main versions that implement changes in the GraphQL queries and mutations, specifically: 3.7.2, 3.8 and 3.9 and today I will walk you through the differences among those versions, showing what did change and what did not.


Top 5 Apple CloudKit Alternatives

Top 5 Apple CloudKit Alternatives

The best alternatives to CloudKit

Apple Cloud Kit is one of the Apple frameworks that is meant to link data between the iOS app and the iCloud container. This backend as a service platform is basically used by iOS developers, which can be both mobile developers and desktop app, developers. These developers use this platform because they want to manage their development process way better as compared to the recent methods.

As you know that there are tons of developers that don’t really have many resources by which they can make their development better. If they have to switch to some platform and want to develop a huge application, then they don’t get many resources to utilize. In this case, Apple Cloud Kit helps a lot because it allocates all of the required resources to the developer by which they can easily make such things happen those are required to him or her, and for all of such favors, he/she just only have to pay a very moderate amount.


Kumulos Alternatives: Top 8 Competitors

Kumulos Alternatives: Top 8 Competitors

The best 8 alternatives to Kumulos

Mobile development is one of the most popular and highly being pursued field by a great majority of developers. Along with website development, mobile development is being popularised among people a lot because almost every person on this planet is using a smartphone. Additionally, these smartphones are highly capable to offer all of such features to you that you might be expecting to offer by any desktop computer or laptop. In this case, Kumulos prove quite effective because it offers great opportunities to mobile developers to develop any kind of application way more easily.


Um clone do Instagram usando SwiftUI e GraphQL

Um clone do Instagram usando SwiftUI e GraphQL

Hoje estamos iniciando uma série de postagens no blog que ensinarão você a usar muitas ferramentas interessantes para criar sua própria rede social: um aplicativo que se assemelha ao Instagram.

Não economizaremos tecnologia e usaremos o melhor e o mais recente: Parse, GraphQL, um pouco de NodeJS e especialmente o framework SwiftUI da Apple (ainda a ser lançado). 😍

Isso levará algumas postagens para ser totalmente funcional, mas quando chegarmos lá, você perceberá como pode ser simples colocar suas ideias em funcionamento com muito pouco esforço aqui no Back4App.

Então, parece que é hora de…

Uma breve introdução

Bem, você provavelmente já conhece os enormes benefícios que o Parse traz para o seu processo de desenvolvimento, especialmente se hospedado no Back4App, pois nosso conjunto de ferramentas aumenta a produtividade em grandes quantidades.

E nossas publicações mais recentes sobre o  GraphQL  mostraram como é fácil manter o desenvolvimento de APIs ao longo do tempo, se você o usar. Se você perdeu essas postagens, sugiro fortemente que você reserve um tempo e as leia, pois elas melhorarão muito seu entendimento à medida que avançamos.

Você pode ler mais sobre o GraphQL  aqui  e também temos um post completo sobre como usá-lo  aqui .

Você também pode ver alguma integração com o NodeJS em Cloud Code Functions  aqui .

Isso nos deixa com SwiftUI.

O SwiftUI é, de acordo com a Apple, “uma maneira inovadora e excepcionalmente simples de criar interfaces de usuário em todas as plataformas da Apple com o poder do Swift”.

Eu próprio gosto de pensar que o SwiftUI é mais do que isso.

Se você, como eu, está desenvolvendo software há algum tempo, provavelmente sabe que a comunidade de desenvolvedores sempre esteve dividida entre a conveniência de usar Storyboards, a interface de criação de UI de arrastar e soltar da Apple ou o poder da interface de usuário programática.

O SwiftUI vem para trazer o melhor dos dois mundos: é fácil o suficiente para os iniciantes aprenderem, enquanto mantém a capacidade de manutenção de uma interface do usuário codificada.

Combine isso com a renderização em tempo real, para que os desenvolvedores possam ver facilmente a saída visual do que eles estão codificando, e o façam de duas maneiras. Se você alterar o código, ele refletirá na interface do usuário e alterará graficamente a interface do usuário. no código, e o que você obtém é uma das maneiras mais poderosas e fáceis de fornecer interfaces de usuário com design bonito e manutenção ao longo do tempo.


Kuzzle Alternatives: Top 8 Competitors

Kuzzle Alternatives: Top 8 Competitors

Kuzzle Alternatives: Top 8 Competitors

Kuzzle among the best mBaaS in the industry right now, with a hand full of features, and performance that is unparalleled to its competitors. Kuzzle provides a unique full-featured cluster mode, which is a rare feature to see even in modern applications right now. Though, in this case, rare means very welcomed.

But if, for some reason, you can’t find it comfortable enough to use Kuzzle, do not worry. We have listed 8 top competitors that are way better than Kuzzle:


Introduction to Azure Serverless Computing

Introduction to Azure Serverless Computing

An Introduction to Azure Serverless

Since the past years, cloud providers like Amazon and Google are introducing the concept of serverless computing. Serverless computing is often misunderstood as a type of computing without servers. But wait! This is not true. Serverless computing is the next-gen evolution of Paas computing which provides a runtime environment to the developers for writing code without any concern regarding the infrastructure it runs on.

 In this article, we will be having a short guide on what is Serverless computing and how you can leverage the maximum benefits of it using the Azure features. Let’s get started with.


Top 5 Alternatives to Heroku

Top 5 Alternatives to Heroku

Top 5+ Alternatives to Heroku

There are lots of people who might not have been familiar with the name of Heroku, because they may never have experienced the term PaaS, which is abbreviated as Platform as a Service. So, first of all, we will elaborate shortly on what the PaaS actually is. Since there are lots of developers in the market those don’t have many resources to establish or develop any high-class project. They have capabilities and skills to do something extraordinary, but they don’t make this happen because of a resource shortage. In this case, PaaS helps such developers a lot by offering any kind of resource they want for some temporary duration. This is like renting something for the usage of some time and return it back to the owner.

In the PaaS field, Heroku is one of the best pioneers that offer such services to the developers. It offers clouds to the developers that they can utilize and get any kind of resource they want. This platform worked a lot in this field and a great majority of developers are being facilitated by this company, but now, it is losing its market value in an immense ratio. There appear some certain reasons due to which people are not satisfied with the services offered by this platform and now they are searching for some reliable alternatives of Heroku.

Want to discover the best Heroku like services? 


Top 8 AWS Amplify Alternatives

Top 8 AWS Amplify Alternatives

The best 8 AWS Amplify Alternatives

AWS Amplify is one of the most amazing open-source backend platform which can allow the developers to build and integrate backend functionality in the best possible way. In 2020 the framework has more than 220 contributors on Github, 3,000 releases and 5,800 commits. It is offering an amazing range of features that can bring exciting and more innovative backend solutions for mobile and web applications. Even more, this is one of the most effective cloud-based solution providers too who can help the organizations and developers to manage their cloud-based operations in a better way. AWS Amplify is an easier to scale option which comes with a higher level of flexibility to provide more functionality and easy management in the best possible way. There are multiple AWS amplify alternatives that have the ability to allow you similar functionalities with a more amazing array of features. Here we have brought some of the best alternatives to AWS Amplify which are surely better for you to know: