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Cutting API Development Time by 80%

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To better understand the growing appeal of third-party API provider offerings, we will take a closer look at an exciting new entrant to this vibrant market — the California-based www.back4app.com. They have just released a new back4app API Hub that allows developers to create easily, deploy, host and share APIs completely free of charge. The rapidly increasing pace of API development and the growing recognition of the commercial advantages of easy access to third-party API resources provide the hub’s raison d’être. The interest it has generated clearly testifies to the stress API developers now place on reducing development cycle time and its associated expenses.


How much cost Parse self-hosting ?

How much cost Parse self-hosting ?

In this article, we are comparing expenses required to host the complete Parse solution (Parse Server + Database) in two different configurations. The first configuration covers small apps and the second covers scaling / large apps.
Small Apps – Will detail the structure required for starting apps with less than ten requests/second and minimum server-side processing.
Large and Scaling Apps – Will detail the structure required for scaling and large apps with more than 10 API requests per second.


Back4app is attending Stanford LaunchPad program

Back4app is attending Stanford LaunchPad program

There is another feather in the cap for the Back4app team as they attend this year’s Stanford LaunchPad program. This accomplishment provides a significant boost to the already fast-growing company that aims to help customers get better back-end service. Back4app. has two Stanford MBA’s working for the company, which makes the company eligible for entry into this prestigious program.


I’m still developing my app on Parse.com. Should I stay or should I go?

I’m still developing my app on Parse.com. Should I stay or should I go?

There are two important announcements from Parse.

  • Post April 28th, apps which have not migrated their database would assume a lower priority of traffic.
  • Parse will ultimately shut down after January 28th.
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If you are half way through developing an app, you must be deciding about the right time to migrate.
You need not be panicking right now because the performance that Parse will deliver it’s enough to finish your app’s development. Additionally. The April 28th deadline has no impact on you because there are no users for your app yet.

But there are other good reasons to move now, especially to anticipate issues on Parse migration and on to adapt Parse features. You need to figure out alternatives to build, host and manage your app.

Let’s analyse some scenarios:


Parse dashboard open sourced! Parse won’t die

Parse dashboard open sourced! Parse won’t die

Last Friday, giving further evidence that the powerful Parse open source framework will not die, Parse developer’s team opened the Dashboard code. The dashboard is one of the main components on Parse platform together with the Parse Server and Database.


Parse migration: time is running out

Parse migration: time is running out

After Parse shutdown announcement: “Parse will be fully retired after a year-long period ending on January 28, 2017”, one of the most important user’s concerns is the ideal due date to conclude all the Parse migration.


Why back4app is the best option to Parse users?

Why back4app is the best option to Parse users?

We are really sorry to see parse go. We are also wondering what questions are the Parse users trying to answer now: What service can I trust? Can I have the same problem in the future? Or if I had this problem how can I mitigate them? How much effort I need to migrate my apps now? I’m a back{4}app founder and will try to clarify some of these questions.