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Android Firebase Cloud Functions Firestore Trigger Example

In this post, I’ll show how to create cloud functions which are run in response to events related to inserting, updating and deleting documents in Firestore database from android application with an example.

Android Server Side Functionality Using Firebase Cloud Functions

For certain features of your app, if running code on the server instead of on the device or client makes sense then the easiest way to provide the server side features is by using Firebase cloud functions. With Firebase Cloud Functions, all you need to do to have the server side functionality is to write functions and deploy them.

Android Adding Google Analytics Firebase

Google analytics helps in understanding how your app is being used. It captures events and user properties. The captured data is available in Firebase console for you to get insights into your app user’s behavior.

Firebase Remote Config Android Example & A/B Testing

In this post, you can learn how Firebase remote works with an example, create A/B test experiment and testing A/B test on test device.

Firebase Cloud Storage Upload, Download & Delete Files Android Example

In this post, I’ll explain how to create in android application a feature that allows users to upload local files to cloud and to list, download and delete cloud files.

Sending Device Specific Push Notification Message Using Firebase Cloud Messaging

Using Firebase cloud messaging service, app servers can send notification and data messages to client applications such as android app and iOS app. General notifications can be sent to multiple devices using firebase cloud messaging topic and specific notification can be sent to a specific device or client using Firebase SDK generated token on the client.

Android Notification & Data Messages From App Server Using Firebase Cloud Messaging

If your Android app relies on app servers for data and functionality, instead of android app contacting app server at a specified regular intervals, server can notify events or data changes to android using Firebase cloud messaging.

Firebase Realtime Database Android Example

If your mobile app needs to store data on the cloud, you can use Firebase realtime database in your app. Firebase realtime database is one of the firebase products supported by Google and is a no-SQL cloud database.

Firebase Phone Number Authentication Android

Users can be authenticated using a phone number and one time code which is sent in SMS message. You can use Firebase authentication in your app to implement phone number authentication and sign-in.

Android Firebase Email Password Authentication

Firebase makes it easy to develop an android app using services offered by Firebase. To provide data security and personalized experience to user, you need to authenticate and identify the user. Using firebase authentication, you can secure the data and protect it from unauthorized access to it.

Firebase Cloud Firestore Database Tutorial Android Example

Firebase’s Firestore database is a NoSQL database hosted on cloud. Firestore databse can be used in android, ios and web applications and accessed using various Firestore SDKs provided by Firebase.

Android Location Proximity Alert Using Google Maps & Geofencing Example

This post explains how to create in android apps the feature that allows users of the app to select a location on the map and set location or proximity alert for it so that they will get notified when they enter to, exist from or dwell at the specified locations. The said feature can be developed using Google maps and geofencing API.