About this Course

In this course, you’ll learn how to use Firebase. Firebase is a cloud backend, and one of the leading choices for Backend as a Service. It enables you to quickly get synchronized data up and running for multi-user apps. This is important because nearly every mobile app these days requires authentication and real-time data updates.

We’ll begin by showing you how easy it is to read and write almost any data to Firebase. After that, we’ll teach you how to allow users to login and have data associated with them. We’ll then cover how to write queries and filters for your data. You’ll discover how to take advantage of Firebase's offline capabilities, and master efficient database design for lightning-fast data retrieval. Lastly, you’ll learn how to use Firebase’s Security and Rules language to secure and add permissions to your data.

By the end of this course you will have an Android application that can store and share data between different users in real time as well as authenticate and authorize those users.

Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 8 weeks
Skill Level
Advanced
Included in Course
  • Rich Learning Content

  • Interactive Quizzes

  • Taught by Industry Pros

  • Self-Paced Learning

  • Student Support Community

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Firebase Essentials For Android

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Course Leads

  • JP Souchak
    JP Souchak

    Instructor

  • Lyla Fujiwara
    Lyla Fujiwara

    Instructor

What You Will Learn

Lesson 1

Getting started with Firebase

  • Adding Firebase to your app.
  • Reading and writing data.
  • Why choose Firebase.
Lesson 1

Getting started with Firebase

  • Adding Firebase to your app.
  • Reading and writing data.
  • Why choose Firebase.
Lesson 2

Advanced Reading and Writing with Firebase

  • Debugging.
  • Leveraging FirebaseUI.
  • Best practices for reading and writing data.
Lesson 2

Advanced Reading and Writing with Firebase

  • Debugging.
  • Leveraging FirebaseUI.
  • Best practices for reading and writing data.
Lesson 3

Authentication

  • Authenticate with custom email and password or with Google.
  • How to store user data.
  • Login security and password resets.
Lesson 3

Authentication

  • Authenticate with custom email and password or with Google.
  • How to store user data.
  • Login security and password resets.
Lesson 4

Effective Database Design

  • Sorting and basic filtering.
  • Many to many relationships and de-normalizing data.
Lesson 4

Effective Database Design

  • Sorting and basic filtering.
  • Many to many relationships and de-normalizing data.
Lesson 5

Offline Access and Firebase Security

  • Offline access.
  • Securing your data.
  • Data validation.
Lesson 5

Offline Access and Firebase Security

  • Offline access.
  • Securing your data.
  • Data validation.

Prerequisites and Requirements

You need to have proficiency in Java and the Android Framework (Developing Android Apps or equivalent level).

Familiarity with Git, using open web APIs and feeling comfortable with Android Studio will also be helpful. A more in-depth list of prerequisites and requirements can be found on the course materials page.

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Why Take This Course

If you are an Android developer and your app needs any of the following features:

  • Online data storage
  • Real-time synchronization between many users
  • Authentication for Email/Password as well as OAuth providers
  • Data permissions and security
  • Offline access to data

This is the course for you!

Firebase is a gentle but very powerful introduction to storing and managing data. With just a few lines of code, you can read and write almost any data you could dream up from your own custom Firebase backend.

Furthermore, Firebase has a generous free plan that lets you start making hosted apps with multiple users immediately.

What do I get?
  • Instructor videos
  • Learn by doing exercises
  • Taught by industry professionals
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