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’v ...

Push notifications allow you to stay in touch with your users and make it possible for your users to communicate with each other. Before you begin, remember that push notifications are not available in the iOS Simulator. You will need an iOS device, as well as an Apple certificate to complete this tutorial. Create your APNS (iOS) credentials Creating your Apple Push Notification Service credentials is actually the longest part of this tutorial. Log in to ...

Last few days our clients had problems with Apps that used GCM credentials to send push notifications to Android devices. This was caused by the fact that Google recently released improved version of GCM API under the Firebase brand - FCM (Firebase Cloud Messaging). Although Google says that they will continue to support the current version of GCM Android and iOS SDKs, they highly recommend everyone to upgrade to FCM in order to benefit from new FCM featur ...

Static web hosting with SashiDo

Peruna Keremidchieva

One of the guideline policy that Parse created was to try to make everything convenient for their users and that was one of the main reasons developers loved the service. SashiDo’s team wants to keep this tradition by providing our customers the same experience of comfort and effortless coding. I’m sure this happened to you: you get an order for an app, but the customer also wants a website with it. So you have to use one provider for the mobile applicati ...

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). ...

Setup of Twilio package tutorial Building more complex apps without a lot of knowledge about back-ends and infrastructure sounds difficult, but we believe in Parse’s vision for letting developers create any app effortlessly. When we first launched early access for SashiDo, most of our lovely users asked for Advanced Cloud Code and we do understand why - it’s essential feature, because it’s flexible, allows you to write Express applications and use differ ...

SashiDo has been on the market for few months and during this time we had the opportunity to get to know more about our clients and what they need in order to receive fully complete experience with the service. After launching Advanced Cloud Code the top asked question was “Are Background jobs in the roadmap?” So we did it - now you can run scheduled tasks on your app. Why do I need Background Jobs? Because they give you the comfort to write a function o ...

How to set up WebHooks on SashiDo

Peruna Keremidchieva

SashiDo launched Advanced Cloud Code so you can have the ability to write more complex logic, add 3rd party API libraries and packages which provide you a lot of ready-to-use functionality. That’s awesome, but what happens if you want to implement your server-side logic in a language other than Javascript? Or if you want to use in your project a tool, not supported by Cloud Code? Then the perfect solution is to set up WebHooks on your application. They ar ...

Before the concept of Live Queries (WebSockets behind the scenes) was created, developers used comet and long polling in order to simulate real time web. The problem was that this technologies needed almost constant communication with the server, which, as you’d imagine, it’s not very fast and resource-friendly. Then Live Queries came and the Parse Server became realtime. Imagine an app game, which needs to update in real time non-stop. As you know, games ...

This tutorial will show you how to setup Android Push Notifications for your app on SashiDo. Setup your GCM Credentials Create or login into google to get your Android application credentials (GCM Sender ID and GCM API Key). The "GCM Sender ID" is a public number that identifies the sender of a push notification. You can get it from the Dashboard by clicking on your project as displayed below. It is listed as "Project number". The GCM API Key is a server ...

Cloud Code is one of the coolest features of Parse, but we take it even to the next level ;) You loved it and we love to make you happy so we decided to make the easiest possible way to set up your Cloud Code! After you migrate your app from Parse.com (if you haven’t done this yet, click here: Parse Migration in a Click ) you have to set up your Cloud Code in order to use it. First select the app you want to work on: Go to Core -> Cloud Code -> press “Con ...

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SashiDo welcomes US region

It’s simple, in case you want to build a new app in US location choose it from the dropdown menu in SashiDo’s Dashboard. If you already have apps running on SashiDo, but US is a more convenient for you: write us at support@sashido.io ...

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Static web hosting with SashiDo

In this tutorial we’ll show you how to publish static web sites in few simple steps. When you deploy Cloud Code in your GitHub repo, any files in your directory ‘public’ is uploaded to Parse Server and becomes accessible online. You can choose a subdomain ...

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