Parse offers developers a backend-as-a-service platform for their mobile applications. Developers can use SDKs for both iOS and Android to persist data and more. The REST API lets developers interact with Parse from computers that aren't mobile devices. With the APIs developers can have their webserver show data from Parse on a website, upload large amounts of data that will later be consumed in a mobile app, download recent data to run their own custom analytics and more.
Most application users are familiar with the front-end, or client-side, of an application. But there is more than meets the eye to web applications. For most applications, user interactions take place behind the scenes, in the backend. In this article we highlight 10 popular Backend APIs.
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.
This is the second part of a three part series that explores the Intel Edison compute module as either the centerpiece of an IoT prototype or as part of a production product. In this article, we list seven public APIs that make for great pairings with Edison’s capabilities.