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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 Test Lab results

There are a number of ways to run tests in Firebase Test Lab, including CLI, Android Studio, Test Lab Console, and so on. However, all the tests and their results will be stored in the Firebase Console in a specific project that you have chosen to integrate with the Firebase Test Lab. 

To apprehend the result report in the Firebase Console, we need to explore the key concepts used by Test Lab. Visit the Firebase Console and choose Test Lab in the navigation panel. This page displays all the controls required for you to plunge into testing your application. 

We have understood that Test Dimensions × Test Executions = Test Matrix, where Test Dimensions are device-specific configurations and Test Executions are individual test runs. Each test is unique with the test dimensions that are selected. 

In Test Lab, the console shows the most recent five results, if we need to understand the previous results we can click on the test matrices and a complete test list will be...