The Tesseract.Net SDK by Patagames offers an efficient optical character recognition library for .Net and provides high level service in equipping your application with text recognition abilities. Tesseract is an accurate OCR engine and can read a wide variety of image formats and convert them to text in over 60 languages. It can also easily convert your scanned document into searchable PDF.
Ballerina, the open-source project from WSO2 has reached 1.0 and now provides cloud-native middleware as a programming language. The language, based on creating and consuming APIs for app development aims to simplify how developers will build and deploy cloud-native distributed apps and services.
Despite the rise in the number of programming languages and developer frameworks, it is still not an easy task to develop a mobile application powered by a server side infrastructure. You not only have to worry about selecting a platform/language of choice but also consider items like storage, application logic and much more. Parse and Box.net have come together to make things easier for you.