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Top 10 Parse Migration Guides Comparison

Facebook is going to shut down Parse in Jan 2017. In their official announcement, they encourage their users to migrate their data to a self-hosted MongoDB by 28 Apr 2016. By Jul 2018, they need to complete setting up a self-hosted Parse Server and releasing a new app pointing to it by 28 Jul 2016.

We have aggregated a list of Parse migration guides with alternative infrastructures for your reference.

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Dear Founders: Here’s Why You Should Always Focus on Frontend Instead of Backend for an MVP

You've got a great idea in mind. You and your co-founder just sit down and make a product roadmap. One of the critical questions you are very likely to go through is: what is the proper frontend-to-backend resource ratio?

80% Frontend vs 20% Backend.

You should spend 80% of your time on the frontend of your product, and here’s why:

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Parse is shutting down,
shall I migrate to another BaaS
or Parse Open-sources offering?

As Facebook announced it will be shutting down Parse’s service by Jan 28, 2017, thousands of developers would be thinking what to do with their Parse app. There are basically three approaches to handle the situation:

  1. Migrate to another BaaS (such as Firebase, Kinvey, etc)
  2. Migrate to the open source Parse server and self-hosted it on AWS/Google App Engine/Heroku
  3. Migrate to a managed open source Parse Server services such as parse-hosting.com

So which one better suits me? 

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