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The full list of prerequisites can be found here, as well as suggestion for other courses to take to get up to speed.
Below is the course syllabus. We also have a video index, which is helpful for finding videos in the course on specific Firebase topics. You can access that here
In this lesson you'll set up Firebase and read and write your first data.
In this lesson you'll learn all the ins and outs of reading and writing data, including displaying lists of data that are synced with your Firebase database.
In this lesson you'll how to create user accounts using both the an email and password login flow, as well as Google login. You’ll then use this user data to display different information to the user depending on who they are signed in as.
In this lesson you'll learn how to structure your database schema for lightning fast queries and sorting. You’ll use your new data structure to implement sharing functionality. You’ll also learn about Firebase’s filtering and sorting capabilities by adding sorting and basic autocomplete to ShoppingList++.
In this lesson you'll learn about how Firebase deals with offline access and how to secure your data using Firebase’s built in security and permission rules.
The course repository for the ShoppingList++ Android app.
This page describes how to get set-up with the Github repository and how it is used in the course.
Important: If you are planning on using an emulator to test the app, please follow the instructions found here.
This page describes how to navigate the ShoppingList++ Github repository for those who might be new to Github
This page describes how to report any issues you might find with the ShoppingList++ Github repository
The wireframes show what screens will be in the final app and how they connect.
This video index gives a summary of each of the videos and the skills covered. This will be helpful if you’re ever trying to remember what video contained the information you need when working on more complex coding tasks or on your own projects.
A list of terminology that we will use in the Firebase course is provided above.
The official Firebase Documentation for Android. We'll cover everything that's in here and then some.
The Java Docs for the Java SDK.
The official Firebase Documentation for Firebase's Security and Rules language. This is the material we will cover in lesson 5.
Firebase provides a few open datasets so that you can see how large amounts of data are structured with Firebase, as well as use these datasets in your apps.
This is a code lab that takes about 1 hour and allows you to build an Android chat app.
FirebaseUI is an open-source library for Android that allows you to quickly connect common UI elements to the Firebase database for data storage, allowing views to be updated in realtime as they change, providing simple interfaces for common tasks like displaying lists or collections of items, and displaying prompts for user authentication.
You can download Supplemental Materials, Lesson Videos and Transcripts from Downloadables (bottom right corner of the Classroom) or from the Dashboard (first option on the navigation bar on the left hand side).
Instructors: JP Souchak, Lyla Fujiwara
Course Developers: Lyla Fujiwara
Production Lead: Larry Madrigal
Code Developer: Ivan Verchenko
Video Editors: Geoff Norman, Farrin Abbott, Megan Haberman Smith, Taylor Gilkeson
Developer Programs Engineer: Frank van Puffelen
Project Manager: Nathaly Machatius
Program Manager: Gundega Dekena
QA and Student Support: Brynn Claypoole, Sam Chordas
Interviewees: Frank van Puffelen, Abe Haskins, Jenny Tong
Course Advisors: Shanea King Roberson, Katherine Kuan, Frank van Puffelen, Megan Krilanovich, Sara Robinson, Jocelyn Becker, David East, Sarah Clark, Aleks Haecky
Actors: Kagure Kabue, Walter Latimer, Jeremy Silver