Develop a fully functional dynamic Android application using the latest features of Firebase
- Explore all the latest tools in Firebase Firebase Firestore, ML-Kit, and Firebase Predictions
- Master Firebase cloud messaging, remote configuration, and work with a real-time database
- Make your app a global success with the help of Google Analytics and AdMob
Firebase offers a wide spectrum of tools and services to help you develop high-quality apps in a short period of time. It also allows you to build web and mobile apps quickly without managing the infrastructure.Mastering Firebase for Android Development takes you through the complete toolchain of Firebase,including the latest tools announced in Google IO 2018 such as Firebase ML-Kit, FireStore, and Firebase Predictions.
The book begins by teaching you to configure your development environment with Firebase and set up a different structure for a Firebase real-time database. As you make your way through the chapters, you ll establish the authentication feature in Android and explore email and phone authentication for managing the on-boarding of users. You ll be taken through topics on Firebase crash reporting, Firebase functions, Firebase Cloud, Firebase Hosting, and Cloud Messaging for push notifications and explore other key areas in depth. In the concluding chapters, you will learn to use Firebase Test Lab to test your application before using Firebase Performance Monitoring to trace performance setbacks.
By the end of the book, you will be well equipped with the Firebase ecosystem, which will help you find solutions to your common application development challenges.
What you will learn
- Learn about Firebase push notifications and write backend functionalities
- Identify the root cause of an application crash and diagnose and fix bugs
- Store different Multipurpose Internet MailExtension(MIME) type files
- Explore web hosting and connect the Firebase functions to the host website
- Send push notifications and understand the deep integration of analytics tools and cohorts
- Market and monetize your application using Firebase Adwords and Admob
- Build a secure authentication framework while enhancing the sign-in and on-boarding experience for end users
Who This Book Is For
Mastering Firebase for Android Development is for individualslooking to extend their skills with Firebase and build faster, scalable, and real-time mobile applications. Basic understanding of Android programming is necessary. In all, this in-depth guide is an accessible pathway to mastering Firebase.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. First things first, Setting up your development environment and Firebase Real-timedatabase
Chapter 2. Safe and sound, Firebase Authentication
Chapter 3. Safe and sound, Firebase Crash Reporting
Chapter 4. Genie in the cloud, Firebase Functions
Chapter 5. Arsenal for your files, Firebase Cloud Storage
Chapter 6. Not just a keeper, Firebase Hosting
Chapter 7. Inspection & Evaluation, Firebase Test Lab(Android)
Chapter 8. A smart Watchdog, Firebase Performance monitoring
Chapter 9. Application usage measuring and notification, Firebase analytics and Cloud messaging
Chapter 10. Makeup your app, Firebase Remote config and Dynamic links
Chapter 11. Bring everyone on the same page, Firebase invites, Firebase app indexing
Chapter 12. Making monetary impact, Firebase Admob and Adwords
Chapter 13. Flexible Nosql, Cloud Firestore
Chapter 14. Firebase Predictions
Chapter 15. Train your code, ML kit