We are thrilled by all of the excitement that we see around Parse Server and Cloud Code development. We have seen many Cloud Code success stories, and at the same time challenges, for the Parse and SashiDo developers. Today I would like to tell you about one significant addition to the SashiDo Platform, the Environment Variables, and the new Cloud Code Development Model. Environment Variables Every developer desires to build code that can be used in more ...

So, you have created your SashiDo app, set up some cloud code and are now wondering what would be the best way to test it. Of course, one of the obvious solutions would be to do a git push every time, then test it through the API Console, another REST client, or your app directly. However, you and I both know that there has to be a better way, right? Run a local instance of Parse Server Running a local instance of the Parse Server with your Cloud Code is t ...

Have you ever wondered how to debug or play with your cloud code in a comfortable and fast way … without any coding? Because I think it can be a huge pain. Most probably you already know that Parse Server works very well with the REST API. If you feel the need to interact with the REST easily, you have come to the right place. Let me introduce you to the SashiDo’s API Console, part of our Dashboard. In brief think of the API Console as a simpler version of ...

Content List Handling Incoming Webhooks Building your Webhook Handler Extracting information from the Request Body Example Webhook Handler with Slack Setting up your SashiDo app Cloud Code Setting up Slack Lets try it out! Other UseCases and Scenarios Useful Links Introduction Have you ever wanted to integrate a 3rd Party Client with your SashiDo applications? I suppose you have, and there's an awesome feature called WebHooks which help you do just that. I ...

Content List Introduction Milestones, Labels & Assignees Notifications, @mentions, and References Search Other Uses Introduction Each application you create on SashiDo has its own Free Private repository on GitHub. As any great project, yours will probably need to have a way to track its bugs, tasks, and improvements. Great news, as GitHub has just the right feature for the job. Its called Issues and it’s GitHub’s way of tracking and dealing with these ...

Have you ever thought about how great it would be if you could customize your own workflow? Managing your project, schedule events, release checklists or manage some kind of specific feature work? Don't worry, because with GitHub's Project Boards you can do just that! What’s awesome is that with every app you have on SashiDo, you get a Free Private GitHub repo, which includes the option to enable Project Boards by default. Project Boards There are generall ...

A crucial step for a successful project is documentation. When you present documentation in your project, it's easier for people to get to know what your project's about. But don't forget to update it from time to time so it stays relevant and useful. Fortunately, GitHub makes the process of creating and maintaining documentation very easy. There are two basic ways you can publish your documentation on GitHub: By using a README file - this is a simple way ...

Understanding the GitHub Flow

Alexander V. Ruptsov

Intoduction Whenever you are working on a project with your team there will probably be ideas about new features, an optimization, or all sorts of stuff regarding your project. You can imagine what a mess it would be if everyone starts to make changes to the code without consulting with their team leader, or even push the changes directly into production. The GitHub Workflow makes the whole process of managing your project a hell of a lot easier. Whenever ...

Time flies fast. It’s been 10 months since Parse announced the future retirement of their hosted service. Many of you still feel uncertain about starting the migration process. We do understand your reasons - you need more time to see how the situation is going to develop, which new path to choose - self hosted backend or third party provider, you still wonder how stable are the fresh Parse Server providers. The actual migration also may scare you - you’ve ...

How to set up Twilio for local development In the first part of this tutorial we showed you how to make npm package integrations directly into your Advanced Cloud Code. But let’s say you want to test something on your computer before deploying it on SashiDo’s Cloud Code. This tutorial is for Mac OS X (for other OS should something similar) First you should install nvm (Node Version Manager - Simple bash script to manage multiple active node.js versions). ...

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