Realm has announced version 20 of their realtime

first_imgRealm has announced version 2.0 of their real-time mobile platform, adding new features and promising an easier way to make real-time, responsive mobile apps. The Realm Platform features tools for developers to integrate messaging, collaboration, a real-time distributed database and their Object Server computing platform in their apps. With this new release — in addition to stability, usability and performance improvements — Realm is introducing the Realm Studio, allowing users to monitor app data and how the Realm Database interacts with the Realm Object Server. The update also brings a new pluggable authentication system to streamline integration of the Realm Platform in existing infrastructure, such as middleware or a mobile data synchronization layer.In addition, the Realm Platform 2.0 will now be delivered via Node package manager (npm), allowing the tool to be quickly installed on various platforms including all major Linux distros, MacOS, Windows and more.“With mobile devices becoming the primary computing device for consumers and workers, a new stack is required that will make it easy for developers to build full-featured mobile apps that deliver a phenomenal user experience,” Alexander Stigsen, co-founder and CEO of Realm said in the announcement. “We believe that the Realm Platform is a fundamentally important part of this new stack, and the new features in 2.0 are in line with our goal of becoming the data layer for the next Internet.”last_img read more

In an effort to grow and sustain the GraphQL ecosy

first_imgIn an effort to grow and sustain the GraphQL ecosystem, The Linux Foundation has announced plans to launch a new open-source foundation for it. GraphQL is an API technology that was initially developed by Facebook.The GraphQL Foundation will be a collaborative effort between industry leaders and users.Its mission will be to “enable widespread adoption and help accelerate development of GraphQL and the surrounding ecosystem.” RELATED CONTENT: How GraphQL is competing with REST“We are thrilled to welcome the GraphQL Foundation into the Linux Foundation,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation. “This advancement is important because it allows for long-term support and accelerated growth of this essential and groundbreaking technology that is changing the approach to API design for cloud-connected applications in any language.”The foundation will have an open governance model to encourage participation and technical contribution. The model will also provide a framework for long-term stewardship of GraphQL.“At Facebook, our mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together,” said Killian Murphy, director of Facebook Open Source. “We believe open source projects and the communities built around them help accelerate the pace of innovation and bring many minds to bear to solve large-scale challenges. GraphQL is one such project and community and the GraphQL Foundation will help ensure GraphQL continues to solve the real data fetching challenges that developers will face in building the products of tomorrow.”last_img read more