Mastering Firebase for Android Development

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  • 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

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.

  • 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
Page Count 394
Course Length 11 hours 49 minutes
ISBN 9781788624718
Date Of Publication 28 Jun 2018


Ashok Kumar S

Ashok Kumar S has been working in the mobile development domain from about eight years. He is a Google certified engineer, speaker at global scale conferences and he also runs a youtube channel (AndroidABCD) for Android developers. He is an early Firebase adopter since before Google acquired Firebase.

He is Computer Science and Engineering graduate who is completely passionate about innovation in technology. He contributes to open source heavily to improve his e-karma. Ashok has also written a book on Wear OS programming through a project approach.