We are excited to share some significant updates to our Containers platform that aim to improve your user experience, streamline your work, and boost the performance of your applications.Read More
Since 2015, our mission at back4app has been to make it easier for web and mobile app developers to succeed. From startups to enterprises, we have worked closely with each of our customers, gaining a deep understanding of their challenges and providing unique expert solutions to help them reach their goals.
The company evolved a lot. We’ve helped more than a thousand companies and more than 190,000 developers become more productive and quickly deliver apps.
Like the company, we decided that the brand should also evolve to reflect the maturity and professionalism achieved, to be at the top of our game today and for what’s still to come.
Today we’re incredibly excited to reveal back4app’s new visual identity!Read More
Over the past few months, we’ve been working on giving you more information about your app on back4app. We’re pleased to announce a new feature that will increase app monitoring and observability: the App Status.
This new feature is available to each of your apps on back4app giving you information about your app health/performance, security, and general app logs.
How to access it? Go to the back4app main dashboard and click on the App Status button.
Today we are pleased to announce that the most recent Parse Server version, the 4.4, is available on Back4App (How to upgrade Parse Server). This is a big release with a new cloud code validation feature, a new
afterLiveQueryEvent trigger, and fixes/improvements on GraphQL API, security, auth, and more. For a detailed change list, please visit the repo release page.
On the next topics, I’m going to deep dive into some of those changes showing practical examples.Read More
When we started the Database HUB project on Back4App our vision was: What if people could build and sustain Databases together in the same way they do with code? What if they can benefit each other from work together to get more accurate and complete data to use on their App projects?
The journey hasn’t been easy. We’ve been working very hard based on user’s feedback to transform the HUB on a Social Platform to build and use Databases.
We’re happy to see how developers are Connecting to a ready Database in a few clicks and using it on their Apps.
Even happier to see the users publishing their own Databases, sharing their work and collaborating with each other to build Better Datasets useful to many other developers. You can see users opening issues here at the World Continents, Countries, and Cities, for example.
Today we’re thrilled to share with you the newest Back4App Platform: The Database HUB. As part of our mission to help developers build apps faster, the HUB is a public database repository designed to help you to populate your App with ready-to-use data in record time. With the Database HUB, you can both connect to or clone a public database into an app on Back4App in only a few steps.
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.
After a lot of coffee and code, we are excited to announce the GraphQL support on Back4App!
Since version 3.5, Parse Server automatically provides a GraphQL API in addition to the REST API. Version 3.6 is already available as a beta at Back4App, and you can now enjoy a powerful, also instantly, generated GraphQL API, for your new or existing apps.
In the last few weeks, we launched an excellent, robust feature called Admin App for our users and also upgraded its capabilities to a great extent so as to amplify the productivity, competence, and readability of developers and even non-technical users at all levels. The best part? To enhance your experience with Back4App, we persistently worked to release some of our most requested functionalities, which make the admin tool even constructive and better than ever. This post is arranged to announce the succinct summaries of what has changed.
For most contemporary, Mobile Apps and web-applications, the administration interface has become a critical part of the product/application management. This web-based interface is typically restricted to trusted admins and isn’t accessible by guests and customers of any sort. That enables administrations to perform CRUD operations (creation, reading, updating, and deletion of the model content) and yield fairly productive results and performance for their websites.