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built.io vs Parse: What are the differences?

What is built.io? Idea to app in record time. Built.io Backend is an mBaaS that allows you to avoid designing, building, and supporting a custom backend for your mobile & web applications. Enterprises can dramatically reduce cost, lower risk and accelerate time-to-market for apps.

What is Parse? The complete mobile app platform. With Parse, you can add a scalable and powerful backend in minutes and launch a full-featured app in record time without ever worrying about server management. We offer push notifications, social integration, data storage, and the ability to add rich custom logic to your app’s backend with Cloud Code.

built.io and Parse can be categorized as "Mobile Backend" tools.

Some of the features offered by built.io are:

  • SDKs for JavaScript, iOS and Android
  • Targeted push notifications to user segments that matter
  • Geolocation so you can trigger location-based actions

On the other hand, Parse provides the following key features:

  • Store basic data types, locations, photos
  • Update over the air
  • Data browser lets you manage, search, and update content without writing a single line of code

"Easy Setup" is the top reason why over 10 developers like built.io, while over 111 developers mention "Easy setup" as the leading cause for choosing Parse.

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Pros of built.io
Pros of Parse
  • 11
    Easy Setup
  • 11
    Scalability
  • 11
    Home Page
  • 10
    Integrations
  • 9
    Simple and understandable documentation
  • 8
    Easy to implement advance feature
  • 7
    Classic UI Design
  • 2
    PowerPack Features
  • 118
    Easy setup
  • 77
    Free hosting
  • 62
    Well-documented
  • 51
    Cheap
  • 47
    Use push notifications in 3 lines of code
  • 41
    Fast
  • 39
    Cloud code
  • 32
    Good for prototypes
  • 31
    Cloud modules
  • 27
    Backed by facebook
  • 7
    Cross Platform
  • 7
    Parse Push
  • 6
    Multiplatform
  • 6
    Parse Core
  • 6
    Parse Analytics
  • 5
    Quick chat and profile capabilities
  • 5
    Cloud Based
  • 5
    Free Tier
  • 4
    Nice security concept
  • 3
    Local Datastore
  • 3
    Backbone Models
  • 3
    Free
  • 3
    Geopoints
  • 3
    Backend as a service
  • 2
    Easy to use
  • 2
    About to Die
  • 2
    Anonymous Users

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What is built.io?

Built.io Backend is an mBaaS that allows you to avoid designing, building, and supporting a custom backend for your mobile & web applications. Enterprises can dramatically reduce cost, lower risk and accelerate time-to-market for apps.

What is Parse?

With Parse, you can add a scalable and powerful backend in minutes and launch a full-featured app in record time without ever worrying about server management. We offer push notifications, social integration, data storage, and the ability to add rich custom logic to your app’s backend with Cloud Code.

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