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Firebase

  • By: Suresh Kannan
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  • 30 Aug 2017, 12:24:21
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  • Google

Firebase is a mobile and web application development platform developed by Firebase, Inc. in 2011, then acquired by Google in 2014.Firebase is a backend platform for building Web, Android and IOS applications. It offers real time database, different APIs, multiple authentication types and hosting platform.As per official Firebase documentation"Firebase can power your app's backend, including data storage, user authentication, static hosting, and more. Focus on creating extraordinary user experiences. We will take care of the rest. Build cross-platform native mobile and web apps with our Android, iOS, and JavaScript SDKs. You can also connect Firebase to your existing backend using our server-side libraries or our REST API."

Firebase Features

  • Real-time Database Firebase supports JSON data and all users connected to it receive live updates after every change.
  • AuthenticationWe can use anonymous, password or different social authentications.
  • HostingThe applications can be deployed over secured connection to Firebase servers.

Firebase Advantages

  • It is simple and user friendly. No need for complicated configuration.
  • The data is real-time, which means that every change will automatically update connected clients.
  • Firebase offers simple control dashboard.
  • There are a number of useful services to choose.