Here are all our 3 BaaS tools and resources. We hope you find something you like.
If you're a developer, you already know that programming is a balancing act. You have to manage your time carefully and consider whether you're going to spend hours building something great or simply use an existing product.
Building your own backend-as-a-service solution would be difficult, so I've compiled this list of tools that provide secure authentication and authorization, APIs, databases, and many other features. Most of the tools in this list are free or offer free tiers that are great for new projects. These BaaS products will help you build apps fast without sacrificing quality.
BaaS stands for "Backend as a Service." It’s a cloud-based platform that allows you to build, deploy and scale your application without having to manage infrastructure.
The goal of BaaS is to simplify the development process by providing developers with all the tools they need to build apps quickly. This includes resources like data storage, user management and push notifications - all in one place for easy access.
If you've studied or worked in tech, there's a good chance that you are familiar (or have at least heard of) Firebase. Although Firebase is a great platform for building apps, it's not the only option. Three of our favorite Firebase alternatives are Strapi, Supabase, and Directus, which can be found in our list.
It’s important to remember that BaaS tools are not the same as cloud services. Instead, they provide a simplified database layer (such as MongoDB or MySQL), authentication, and hosting for developers who want to focus on their frontend code. In other words, with BaaS you can focus on your frontend code without having to worry about servers and databases—their providers handle all of that for you.
We hope this overview of BaaS will help you find a provider and tool that’s right for you. Whether you’re working with a large team or on your own, there are many benefits of using a BaaS to simplify and speed up your web development.
Although Firebase is the most popular provider, there are several other options available depending on your needs, so be sure to explore them all before making a decision.