By John Houghton on February 16, 2016
When my team was writing a particular data-driven app last year, we had a number of options for setting up our back-end. A lot of companies use backend-as-a-service (BAAS) providers to simplify back-end development, for example, hosting the server, database, and writing the APIs. There was a lot of pressure for us to go with Parse, a BAAS company bought by Facebook in 2013. Running a BAAS company can be a thankless task and I noticed that they frequently go out of business as StackMob did in 2014.
It’s important for a BAAS to have great backing and Facebook is a top brand, so Parse was in great shape there. The ease of use […]