“At this point, we’re basically completely focused on being a mobile platform… That’s where all our energy is going,” said Facebook exec Mike Vernal.
Mobile backend-as-a-service Parse is rolling out five new products today, all of them sure to be big hits with the developer community, from game devs to iPhone devs to analytics nerds and beyond.
“Parse is everywhere,” said Parse CPO James Yu. And for Parse, “everywhere” means a community of developers that’s growing by thousands every month.
Likening the backend-building process to spending a day at the Department of Motor Vehicles, Parse founder Ilya Sukhar said, “I could probably do better by replacing the DMV.”
Y Combinator startups Stripe and Parse form a partnership to make it easy for developers to integrate payments into their mobile apps.
Firebase’s cofounder James Tamplin (pictured, left) wants to make the process of developing an app “ten times easier,” so he built a product that will do the hard work for you.
No obsessed-but-thwarted Captain Ahab, Twitter finally put the Fail Whale in its watery grave with this set of infrastructure tweaks.
Big data often means big complexity. But CloudMine, the backend-as-a-service infrastructure for apps, just launched this weekend to take the pain out of data management for app developers.
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Kinvey, a startup that helps mobile developers streamline the process of building apps, has raised $2 million in seed money.