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Integrating Stripe with Back4App

Integrating Stripe with Back4App
Video Guide | Integrating Stripe With Back4app

The integration between platforms is fundamental when discussing and evaluating a backend solution to build your App in. Developers can take advantage of multiple platforms by using services that work together seamlessly and reliably.

With that in mind, back4app created Stripe Integration Week to help you sell to and charge your end users in a secure, fast, and reliable way. This series of videos is dedicated to guiding our users on integrating Stripe with back4app and making everything work seamlessly.

With a total of 5 videos, Alex “The Architect” will guide you through everything you need to know to so you can accept payments from your users and obtain important payment information directly from your back4app hosted App!

Stripe Integration | Video I

  • Installing the Stripe SDK locally
  • Creating a Customer
  • Listing all Customers
  • Retrieving a specific Customer

Stripe Integration | Video II

  • Understanding Payment Intents
  • Creating Payment Intents
  • Editing Payment Intents
  • Canceling Payment Intents

Stripe Integration | Video III

  • Confirming a Payment Intent

Stripe Integration | Video IV

  •  Creating an Invoice
  • Adding Invoice Line Items
  • Editing an Invoice
  • Paying an Invoice
  • Deleting an Invoice

Stripe Integration | Video V

  • Integrating with Back4App

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Mastering Parse Live Queries

Because I’ve seen some developers in the Back4App and Parse communities sometimes struggling to understand how Parse Live Query works, I wrote this article to explain all different events that Parse Live Query can fire and how to maintain a collection of Parse objects real-time updated on the client-side. So let’s get started! First of all, I created a Parse App at Back4App and a very simple class to illustrate the many different events that Parse Live Query can fire. The name of my class is Todo and I added two columns:

Announcing the Database HUB: Easiest way to fetch data to your App

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.

Instant GraphQL API on Back4App

Instant GraphQL API on Back4App

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.