Parse.com is a database in the cloud. Working with Parse, there are some similarities with scriptDB.
Parse offers some additional cool stuff including
There are some complications though, especially with the free plan.
Of course Parse.com makes an ideal cloud based nosql database for Excel. Here's a VBA API, parse.com - nosql database for VBA
You may want to read about these other related database APIs implemented on this site before deciding if parse.com is right for you.
The data I'm going to use here is the one used in Looking up color table. This is about 10,000 rows so it should give us a decent base to play with. The application will look up the table for matching colors from a given color scheme.
First step is to take the data currently on Google Docs Spreadsheet and load it to both scriptDB and Parse.com
Now we can move on to the app itself. We are going to allow querying of data based on various parameters, return what we found in the DB and calculate the color properties of each item returned.
Here's a finished app that uses parse.com as its data repository
I've written a couple of APIS you can use to access Parse
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