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Best practices for deploying a mobile messaging platform

How to assemble a best in class tech stack

How to implement a best in class stack...the right way

Al Harnisch – June 06, 2018

Learn how Postmates unifies data to deliver a world-class customer experience

Postmates is an on-demand delivery platform with the largest delivery fleet in over 45 major US cities. Unlike traditional delivery services, Postmates can power local, on-demand logistics from any store or merchant for a variety of products.

How to avoid the SDK tax

How to avoid the SDK tax

SDKs have made it simpler for companies to connect their customer data across analytics, marketing, and BI tools, but it often comes at the price of increased dependencies and can affect end-user experience. Learn how using a single-point API can save you from this fate.

David Spitz – October 26, 2017
How to design high throughput and low latency NoSQL deployments

ScyllaDB Migration: How to design high throughput and low latency NoSQL deployments

Yuan Ren, Head of Data Science at mParticle, discusses our ScyllaDB migration and how to process 50 billion monthly messages via NoSQL deployments.

Yuan Ren – August 24, 2017

Location services best practices

Many mobile apps can greatly improve their users’ experience by making use of information on users’ whereabouts. A hotel app…

Dalmo Cirne – December 02, 2014
5 tips for integrating SDKs the right way

5 tips for integrating SDKs the right way

Learn how to integrate SDKs into your mobile data strategy holistically with these five tips from our head of SDK engineering, Sam Dozor.

Abril McCloud – October 18, 2017

Introducing Support for Cordova on Android and iOS

With mParticle's server-based architecture, your Cordova app will perform better with our single lightweight SDK than it would a series of other SDKs.

Sam Dozor – June 07, 2017

Introducing support for Unity on Android and iOS

We are excited to announce that mParticle now supports Unity on Android and iOS!

Sam Dozor – May 10, 2017

The App Gap: Why Customer Data Platform installations fail

David Spitz – February 14, 2017

Hyperloglog Algorithm: A must-know for data scientists

Hyperloglog (HLL), a powerful streaming algorithm, helps mParticle deliver real-time analytics products. Learn why it's a must-know for data scientists.

Yuan Ren – October 23, 2014

Make the right mobile architecture decisions

David Spitz – August 30, 2016

Behind the script: Building a Roku SDK

mParticle's Sam Dozor walks us through building our open source Roku SDK and the many eccentricities of the platform that made the experience so unique.

Sam Dozor – February 09, 2017
ios hybrid

How to use native iOS and Android services in your hybrid app

Here's how you build a single web app and either deploy it for a browser, or wrap it in a hybrid app using the mParticle solution.

Sam Dozor – February 03, 2015

The real reason mobile DMPs don’t make sense

Omnichannel marketers & publishers need an omnichannel solution.

Michael Katz – July 08, 2015

Choosing the right SDK for your mobile app

With the array of mobile app services for analytics, attribution, marketing automation, and so on, it can be difficult to choose the right SDK for your mobile app.

Sam Dozor – October 10, 2014

App marketing using audience targeting

By applying good business sense and using technologies such as mParticle, app marketing to mobile users via audience targeting doesn't have to be a chore.

Paul Mander – April 14, 2015

The problem with app updates: Communication breakdown

While apps continue to make improvements from the time they launch, app stores don’t offer them a means to share progress within app updates.

Coby Berman – August 12, 2015

Which mobile SDK should I put in my app?

It’s easy to see how people can arrive at this question. However, asking which mobile SDK you should put in your app is entirely the wrong question to ask.

Paul Mander – June 30, 2015

Preparing for iOS 9 – NSURLSession

Starting with the mParticle SDK 4.2.0 NSURLSession becomes the class of choice for sending and receiving data to our platform.

Dalmo Cirne – September 08, 2015

SDKs for mobile marketers 101

Software Developer Kits (SDKs) are widely used by mobile developers. Learn what an SDK is and why it’s needed when working with different service providers

Coby Berman – February 10, 2015

Instrument your mobile app with Swift and mParticle

Learn how to instrument your app with Swift using the mParticle SDK.

Dalmo Cirne – March 30, 2015

Why web solutions won’t solve your mobile app challenges

 Native app data requires native app data collection. Learn why web-first solutions aren't cut out to meet the needs of mobile-first companies.

Michael Katz – November 06, 2014

App development: Planning for the long term

Long-term thinking is valuable when trying to meet any goal, and app development is no exception. However, long-term can be as short as a few weeks.

Rishi Sethi – December 16, 2014

How to improve data control with SDK consolidation

SDK consolidation can make all of the difference for companies looking to improve their data consistency and decrease technical debt.

Michael Katz – May 27, 2015