Parse Shutdown: Three Options for Preparing Your Mobile Apps and Services

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On January 28th, Facebook announced that it was shutting down Parse, the popular Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS), in January 2017, after having purchased it for a reported $85M in 2013. Thousands of mobile apps and services rely on Parse, and if yours is one of them now is the time to start making plans to transition away from Parse. In late January of next year apps that aren’t updated to use a different backend services will stop working and inevitably earn themselves a collection of “one star” App Store reviews. For most apps, this transition away from Parse will take one of three options, any of which Art & Logic can help manage for you. (more…)