Emotish & Parse

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An introduction to Emotish, a free iPhone app, and how it was built with Parse, a free back end as a service, and my favorite way to rapidly prototype mobile apps.

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Emotish & Parse

  1. 1. & how i became anaccidental parse evangelistdan bretlco-founder, redrawn labs
  2. 2. why photo sharingissues with current crop of apps ‣ the same paradigms repeated over and over ‣ i don’t care about their community content ‣ missed opportunities to extend photo sharing
  3. 3. emotish demoscreenshots are boring ‣ search the app store for “emotish” ‣ download at emotish.com ‣ download at bit.ly/emotish
  4. 4. how we built itdeveloped back end with parse ‣ free back end as a service ‣ SDKs for iOS, Android, JavaScript, and a REST API ‣ build your back end on the fly ‣ stay within Objective-C (if you want) ‣ easy push notifications and social network integration ‣ no worries about servers or scaling
  5. 5. NYiOS democode snippets are boring ‣ download at github.com/danbretl/NYiOS ‣ directory of app developers ‣ listings of apps (developed & admired) ‣ accounts via username, facebook, & twitter ‣ push notification support
  6. 6. the databasebuilt on the fly
  7. 7. making queriessimply and asynchronously
  8. 8. UI elementsfully customizable
  9. 9. object relationshipslink objects to each other
  10. 10. user systempersistent and social friendly
  11. 11. push notificationschannels and client push
  12. 12. addicted to parsethe intangibles ‣ ease of integration ‣ extensive guides and documentation ‣ active community ‣ speedy tech support
  13. 13. caveatskeep yourself in check ‣ front end + back end = twice as much code ‣ easy to write messy code ‣ don’t mix models, views and network code
  14. 14. questions? dan@redrawnlabs.com @danbretl github.com/danbretl danbretl.com
  15. 15. show what you feel emotish.com @emotishapp facebook.com/emotishapp redrawnlabs.com

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