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Franklin Mark Aguba4,082 Points
Can you create your own backend service like Parse?
I'd like to ask the advantages of using Parse as your apps' backend provider. Is it any different compared to developing your own backend server by yourself?
Any privacy concerns we should worry about for using Parse?
By using Parse you don't have any server maintenance, updates etc. Think of parse as a normal web server with a database - and all you are doing in effect through a framework is accessing a REST API.
Parse remember is highly efficient, powerful and scalable and you don't really have to lift a finger. Whereas if you did it yourself you would be faced with maintenance, upgrades etc which can be a headache if you are a sole developer