Open source dating application
While Tinder has captured the generic mobile dating marketshare, there is a still huge opportunity for more niche focused dating apps, or variations with more substance.
Do you develop your initial app for Android or i OS?
As Facebook is closing down the managed service we have updated the app to work with the self-hosted open-source Parse API server.
Parse takes care of everything else your app backend needs, from the core user and database service to push notifications.
The rapidly increasing popularity of Angular JS makes it easier to find web developers who can enhance and maintain your single code base for all mobile platforms.
Apache Cordova is the leading open-source platform for building native mobile applications using HTML5.
By releasing on both Android and i OS you increase your “network effect” where the benefits of using the app increase as more people are using it.
The app is coded to use the API, which comes from a the MBaa S (Mobile Backend as a Service) purchased by Facebook.
Currently as the app is under active development you will be given access to the online Mercurial repository at you can branch the repository for you customizations and merge in any fixes and updates.With a single line of code, track any new data point you want.Parse Push notifications are a direct channel to your app’s users.We will help you if you get stuck at one step or two, however we can’t hold your hand every step of the way.Similarly for customizations we will give some advice, but it is up to you to use your own team or hire outsourcers to do the customization.