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Pros of Back4App
Pros of Kinvey
  • 3
    Graphql support
  • 2
    Great documentation
  • 2
    Fastest and most complete backend as a service
  • 2
    Open source backend as a service
  • 2
    Easily clone an app
  • 1
    CLI tool
  • 1
    Support via chat
  • 1
    Partner program
  • 1
    Free database backup
  • 1
    Run cloud code
  • 1
    Push notification made easy
  • 1
    Data export and import
  • 5
    Easy setup
  • 2
    Excellent documentation
  • 2
    Great free tier for testing prototypes
  • 2
  • 1
    Will be discontinued sometime in 2023
  • 1
    Great customer support

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      Base plan starts at $2,500 / year

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    What is Back4App?

    Back4app accelerates backend development, improves development productivity, reduces time to market, and let you scale applications without managing infrastructure.

    What is Kinvey?

    Kinvey makes it ridiculously easy for developers to setup, use and operate a cloud backend for their mobile apps. They don't have to worry about connecting to various cloud services, setting up servers for their backend, or maintaining and scaling them.

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    What are some alternatives to Back4App and Kinvey?
    Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.
    Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
    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.
    It is a development and runtime platform which simplifies and shortens mobile application development process. The platform removes the need to develop backend functionality by providing reusable server-side services via APIs. The APIs are packaged into native libraries available for all major client-side environments - Andoid, iOS, JavaScript, .NET, ActionScript and REST. The default backend logic can be modified with custom server-side code. The platform is available as an online service and a downloadable Enterprise product which can be deployed in any environment.
    A API compatible router package for Express. Read the announcement blog post here: Read the migration guide here:
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