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Firebase in a Weekend (Android)


This course will teach you when and why to choose Firebase as a backend for your Android application.

This course will teach you when and why to choose Firebase as a backend for your Android application.

Last Updated March 7, 2022


No experience required

Course Lessons

Lesson 1


Start the weekend off right by implementing Firebase in FriendlyChat. FriendlyChat is a realtime messaging application.

Lesson 2


During the Sunday lesson, you'll be getting into more advanced topics, like using Firebase Storage to allow users to upload picture messages from their phone, and sending notifications.

Lesson 3


Got extra time this weekend? Write your own Cloud Function for Firebase that makes chat more fun by adding emojis to FriendlyChat conversations.

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Laurence Moroney


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Frank van Puffelen


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Lyla Fujiwara

Android Developer Advocate at Google

Lyla authored many of the fundamental Android samples and trainings for Android Jetpack, Kotlin and testing. She's also had the honor of teaching everyone from high-school students to senior developers how to make Android apps. These days, she's part of the team bringing you the Google News Android app.

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Daniel Mai


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