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Mastering Firebase for Android Development

By : Ashok Kumar S
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Mastering Firebase for Android Development

By: Ashok Kumar S

Overview of this book

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.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell
Application Usage Measuring and Notification, Firebase Analytics, and Cloud Messaging
Bringing Everyone on the Same Page, Firebase Invites, and Firebase App Indexing
Making a Monetary Impact and Firebase AdMob and AdWords
Flexible NoSQL and Cloud Firestore
Analytics Data, Clairvoyant, Firebase Predictions

Firebase Crashlytics 

For the future of Firebase Crash Reporting, go to solution for clear and actionable insight into application issues. Firebase Crashlytics will save troubleshooting time with smart crash grouping and the causes that lead to the crash. Developer can efficiently identify the crashes, how many users are affected by the crash, and so on. There are numerous capabilities of Crashlytics. Perhaps the most widely accepted capabilities are covered here. Curated crash reports, known as Crashlytics, process the manageable list of issues and also give the context for the issue. It also addresses the impact and shows the cause faster. Crashlytics also provides the tips and resolves the issue more quickly. Crashlytics allows filtering the report based on the platform, version, and hardware configuration. Crashlytics will enable developers to identify particular manufacturer devices that are resulting in the crash. Getting real-time alerts on new issues is faster and manageable. As...