backend

  • FatFractal Takes On Parse, Stackmob & Others With New Engine-Based App Platform

    FatFractal Takes On Parse, Stackmob & Others With New Engine-Based App Platform

    San Francisco-based FatFractal is today launching a competitor to backend-as-a-service (BaaS) providers like Stackmob, Parse, Kinvey, and Applicasa, and it’s not just following in the others’ footsteps – it has a completely different take on how using the cloud on the backend should work. It’s not that the team at FatFractal thinks that the “cloud as a… Read More

  • Spire.io: A New Platform For Serverless Apps That Work On Web & Mobile

    Spire.io: A New Platform For Serverless Apps That Work On Web & Mobile

    What do you do when you’re a consumer apps company with apps that never hit the big-time, but whose development forced you to solve the same problems over and over again? Well, if you’re Border Stylo (makers of Glass, Retrollect, and Trivia Together), you turn your knowledge of developers’ needs for backend infrastructure into your new business. And that’s exactly… Read More

  • StackMob’s Mobile App Platform Is Now Publicly Available

    StackMob’s Mobile App Platform Is Now Publicly Available

    StackMob, a backend service provider for mobile, is today publicly launching its mobile app platform, after having been in private beta for a good part of the year. The company, often described as a “Heroku for mobile” is a fully hosted platform that allows developers to address all the backend needs for their mobile apps including OAuth and social service integration (e.g. Read More

  • Backend Service Provider StackMob Comes To Android

    Backend Service Provider StackMob Comes To Android

    StackMob, the backend service provider for mobile developers, has big news today: it’s now available on Android. With today’s launch (still in private beta – see below for invites), StackMob will extend full access to its services to Android developers, including an open-sourced Android SDK and support for Android Push Notifications. Read More