The Parse SDK platform provides a backend solution for mobile applications. The goal is to reduce the need for writing server code or maintaining servers. Those familiar with web frameworks like ASP.NET MVC will notice many similar principles applied to the platform.
This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. App Development and DevOps Tools APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
While developers have traditionally had a love-hate relationship with Facebook over the years, a new survey suggest that at least for the moment, developers want to be friends with Facebook more than ever.