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iOS eCommerce App Development with Parse by Liangjun Jiang

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Chapter    16

Add Product

So far, you have added products for your app through the Parse project dashboard on Parse.com. Once your app goes live, it probably isn’t a good idea to allow everyone to do this. A few issues might arise if you let everyone access the Parse Dashboard.

  • You might expose too much information to people who are not supposed to know it.
  • There is a chance that you will enter your data incorrectly.
  • Your data could be easily deleted or altered.

In general, Parse Dashboard is neither a user-friendly interface nor an efficient way to manually enter a lot of data.

Typically you will create a web app to let some admin users add or edit products. Generally speaking, it’s much more efficient to use a web app to do data entry work. ...

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