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Google Announces Cloud Functions, Takes on AWS Lambda

Google announces Cloud Functions that directly compute with AWS Lambda. Cloud Functions are small deployable code functions that are executed in response to a trigger. The triggers can be Cloud Pub/Sub events, direct HTTP events or Google Cloud Storage events. It currently supports only JavaScript.
1 day ago

CloudKit Adds Support for Server-to-Server API Access

Hot off the heels of Facebook’s announcement that it shutting down it’s Parse Cloud platform, Apple have announced in a press release that they are adding additional capabilities to CloudKit, which up until now had been restricted to interfacing only with iOS, OSX and Web apps.
3 days ago

Facebook Shuts Down Parse, Shocking Developers

The popular multi-platform cloud storage service Parse is shutting down, to the surprise of the tech community, according to it’s official blog post today. Parse has given it’s current users one year from now, until January 28th, 2017 before it closes it's services.
01-28-2016

Apiary.io Now Features Swagger Support

Apiary.io, a suite of tools for quickly building and testing APIs, has announced that the platform now supports the Swagger API description language. Supported Apiary.io functionality for Swagger projects currently includes editor, documentation, mock server, API inspector, and more.