Text/image posts and comments
Private realtime chats
Secure 1-to-1 conversations
Just like Twitter or Instagram
Powerful user filters
Programming language: Swift
Clean, easy to read, well-commented source code
Socium uses SwiftLint as a static source code analyzer
Xcode 9 compatible
Clean project architecture
Presentation logic is separated from business logic for better testability and expandability
Minimal iOS version: 8.0
Socium covers more than 98.5% devices according to Mixpanel reports
No errors, no warnings across the project
The app source code is developed with "treat warnings as errors" setting
Parse Server is used as a backend
Easy deploy with Docker. Step-by-step instruction provided
Unit tests cover important areas of the source code
Looks perfect on all iPhones starting from iPhone 4S
App template uses AutoLayout to create an adaptive interface that responds appropriately to changes in screen size
No dead libraries used
Easy to modify and maintain
App template uses Storyboards, so it's easy to work with even for someone, who is not tech savvy
Documentation covers all the aspects of installing, configuring and managing the social network app template
Powered by Parse Server
The app template is written on Swift 3
Powered by Parse Dashboard
Efficient MongoDB NoSQL database
Performs server-related logic
To make the deployment process easier
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Virtual Private Server (VPS).
AWS offers free 1-year tier. Ubuntu 16.04 is preferred as OS.
Heroku would work as well, but the documentation is written for Ubuntu systems.
Having own server is preffered over using BaaS platform like Google Firebase or others. Sometimes big companies like Facebook close down such platforms.
A domain name pointing to the server
Though it's not a mandatory, we strictly suggest you to have a domain name for the server-side of your mobile social network app.
Apple developer account
Required for deploying apps to the AppStore. Costs $99 for an individual developer.
Free MailChimp account
Required for sending password restore emails. Free plan includes up to 10,000 email per month. This limit is more than enough.
Free Facebook developer account
Optional. Required only if you are planning to use Facebook login.