In recent times, app developers use software development kits (SDK) to create websites and apps with modern features. SDKs provide a wide array of tools, libraries, sample codes, user guides, and documentation. Flutter is one of such platforms that developers use to create apps. …

Firestore Alternatives

Considering a high-end database is one of the most vital aspects of any business planning to host high-performance websites and applications. There is an array of popular database services available currently. Firestore is a widely used option among these.

Firestore is a NoSQL, cloud-hosted database solution for web, mobile, and…

React Native Backend Services

The mobile phone has become an integral aspect of our lives today. In fact, many people consider some mobile apps essential to their daily routine, from exercise to managing appointments, and everything in between. The mobile craze has led to stiff competition among mobile add developers. Given the vast number…

Free Firebase Alternatives

Free Firebase Alternatives

Gone are the days when you are compelled to sit down for donkey hours, writing codes to create your Android and iOS app. These days, you can develop top-notch mobile and web applications without extensive coding. All you need is to select the right application development platform.

Backend Platform for Mobile Apps

Mobile usage is at an all-time high with consumers spending a considerable portion of their days hooked to devices, such as phones, tablets, and laptops. Today, mobile applications need to store data and work flawlessly across a range of different devices, which is an extremely tricky thing to achieve if…

Firebase — Top 5 open source alternatives

This article explores the various benefits of using open-source technology and suggests open-source alternatives to Firebase. We shall also review Back4app, Parse, AWS Amplify, Hoodie, and Kuzzle as viable open-source substitutes to Firebase.

In spite of the various excellent features of Firebase, it suffers some fundamental drawbacks because the application…

Best backend service for mobile apps

A project involving application development is one that requires planning and attention to detail. With such a vast number of options available for mobile app developers, it has become essential for this process to begin with the best tools available.

When you decide to create any kind of mobile application…

At present, more and more mobile applications are being developed to open new doors of technology for the users. However, when it comes to developing a mobile application, the use of mBaaS can help you to reduce the amount of energy and time, which is required to manage the backend…

Open Source Backend as a Service

Why an open source Backend as a Service is the best option?

It may look as software development is a complicated process, but with the help of advanced tools, you can simplify the process of software development to some extent. Even, these tools can also make things faster. Various ready-made services are meant to make the processes more accessible and efficient. However…

BaaS Providers

This blog post contains a list with 20 backend as a service providers. We will cover open-source and proprietary frameworks, the hosting options will vary from SaaS cloud services to on-premises deployment for enterprise customers, and the support options will go from no support to 24/07 dedicated support teams.

Ready…

George Batschinski

Back4App Founder

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