Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) Blog company

Partner Embarcadero Extends Kinvey for C++ Developers

Tuesday Aug 26, 2014

EmbarcaderoHere at Kinvey, we focus a lot on providing the most robust backend as a service platform on the market. But front-end visualization and IDE’s are an important part of the developer’s experience building an application, too. That’s where partners like Embarcadero come in. Over the past six months, Embarcadero has been hard at work incorporating BaaS components into their offerings – and the result is fantastic. Continue reading

Is CloudKit a Backend as a Service?

Wednesday Jun 4, 2014

CloudKitI’ve been getting a lot of questions thrown my way since Apple unveiled CloudKit at WWDC, most of which have the same three elements in common: “Did Apple just throw their hat into the ring? Do you think you’ll end up competing against them? Are you worried?” The answers are yes, not as much as you might think, and not at all. Here’s why. Continue reading

Building the Cost of a Mobile App: What Went in to our App Cost Estimator

Thursday May 29, 2014

BeaconsIn many ways, developing our App Cost Estimator was a lot like building a mobile app. We started with the UX, connected it to the backend, tested, improved, and deployed – and now we’ve rolled out a new version. Read more about the process, and our recent improvements, in this post. Continue reading

Cloud Déjà vu: Enterprise Mobility Fueling New Agility and Productivity.

Thursday Mar 27, 2014

Margaret Rimmler Have you thought about what mobile apps can do for your business? The fact is, the enterprise workforce is already mobile and smart business leaders are tapping into that power to drive up productivity, engage customers, and disrupt business models with new channels and revenue sources. What do they see that other don’t? Continue reading

Kinvey and Gizmox Partner to Bring Simplified Development of Cross-platform Mobile Apps to the Enterprise

Tuesday Mar 4, 2014

gizmox-webguiAt Kinvey we’re all about empowering developers to create, test, and deploy mobile apps faster and easier, and we’ve always been fans of software and tools that support this mission. Today we’re excited to announce the integration of Kinvey with Gizmox’s Visual WebGui HTML5 platform. Continue reading

Kinvey’s First Internal Hackathon

Wednesday Jul 24, 2013

IMG_1331 Last week, our super talented developers were given free reign to build anything they wanted. Be it a game, a tool, or an app, they had half a week to ideate, prototype and create their innovative idea. We called it the Kinvey Internal Hackathon, and it was a ton of fun. Continue reading

Everything you Need to Know about Kinvey … in 90 Seconds

Wednesday Jul 10, 2013

Watch the Video We were stoked to release our animated 90 second video last week to explain what Backend as a Service is all about. The Kinvey team loved hearing your feedback and we received a few requests for a written transcript of the video. You can check out the transcript in this post. Continue reading

Top 5 Presentations on Mobile to Attend at Red Hat Summit

Wednesday Jun 12, 2013

Kinvey at Red Hat Kinvey is exhibiting at Red Hat Summit this week in Boston. Our CTO, Morgan Bickle, has reviewed the presentation schedule and here’s his take on the five mobile presentations not to miss. Continue reading

Google and Kinvey Take Center Stage in Mobile BaaS

Wednesday Jun 5, 2013

kinvey-google-partnership-pyramid-finalOn Monday, Google announced their Mobile Backend Starter product, based on Google App Engine, which provides a viable BaaS option for many Android applications. Then, two days later, Google expanded their offerings by partnering with Kinvey to provide a full-featured BaaS platform for enterprises to securely mobilize their ISV applications and legacy data. Continue reading

Kinvey’s Mobile App for Salesforce CRM: Same Data, Different Experience

Monday Apr 15, 2013

SFDCAppScreenshotWelcome to the world of contradictions. Today Kinvey released our first mobile app, but we are a platform company – not an app development company. Further, the app we released mobilizes data residing in Salesforce CRM™ systems, yet Salesforce.com itself just announced they are entering our space. Sometimes start-ups can seem unnecessarily confusing. Continue reading