Databases

Firebase service accounts on Node.js

Here’s how to set up a service account to access your firebase data base in admin mode. It’s quite disjointed in the docs, so here it is from start to finish. The console Just as […]

Databases

Firebase authentication with react and redux

Firebase authentication is replacing the Google Identity toolkit.  I’m not sure if I really understand the ‘firebasification’ of many of Google’s APIS. I think it’s  confusing whether you should use the Firebase version of things, or the underlying […]

Databases

Firebase auth for graphql clients

This’ll be quite a long post, or maybe a series of them, as auth is always complicated. Lets first of all set the scene. This is a VueJs client that needs access, both authenticated and […]

Cloud Functions

Rate limiting – Firestore and Firebase cloud functions

This is one of a series of articles about Going serverless with Firebase. You many want to read about Firebase cloud functions and Custom domains and ssl with Firebase hosting before this article. Rate limiting So you’ve created your cloud […]

APIS and techniques

Custom domains and ssl with Firebase hosting

This is one of a series of articles about Going serverless with Firebase. You many want to read about Firebase cloud functions before this article.  Using custom domains  2 of the great things you get with Firebase hosting […]

Cloud Functions

Firebase cloud functions

This is one of a series of articles about Going serverless with Firebase What are Cloud functions There are both Google and Firebase branded cloud functions.  They are probably the same thing under the hood, but […]

Databases

Use firebase instead of socket.io

In Ephemeral Exchange I wanted to create a push notification capability so that subscribing apps could be informed immediately a cache item had changed or expired without having to poll for changes. The back end for cache […]

Apps Script & Java Script

Firebase JSON REST access library for Apps Script

The BigQuiz app uses Firebase for keep track of the question, category and game scores of individual players. In Firebase custom authentication with goa I showed how to use Goa to manage authentication for Firebase. This firebase access library works with […]

Apps Script & Java Script

Firebase custom authentication with goa

The BigQuiz app uses Firebase for keep track of the question, category and game scores of individual players. In JSON web tokens I showed an example of how to authenticate and authorize when making a call to the Firebase JSON API. […]

Cloud Functions

Going Serverless with Firebase

Ephemeral Exchange is a cross platform cache that allows you to share transient data across a range of platforms without the need for authentication, but by sharing access keys between participants. The code is open source, […]