Category: FireBase

Authenticating Firebase and Angular with Auth0: Part 2

This article was originally published on the Auth0.com blog, and is republished here with permission. In this two-part tutorial series, we’ll learn how to build an application that secures a Node back end and an Angular front end with Auth0 authentication. Our server and app will also authenticate a Firebase Cloud Fi...

Authenticating Firebase and Angular with Auth0: Part 1

This article was originally published on the Auth0.com blog, and is republished here with permission. In this 2-part tutorial series, we’ll learn how to build an application that secures a Node back end and an Angular front end with Auth0 authentication. Our server and app will also authenticate a Firebase Cloud ...

Implementing Push Notifications: The Back End

In the first part of this series we set up the front end with a Service Worker, a `manifest.json` file, and initialized Firebase. Now we need to create our database and watcher functions. Article Series: Setting Up & Firebase The Back End (You are here) Creating a Database Log into Firebase and click on Datab...

Implementing Push Notifications: Setting Up & Firebase

You know those the little notification windows that pop up in the top right (Mac) or bottom right (Windows) corner when, for example, a new article on our favorite blog or a new video on YouTube was uploaded? Those are push notifications. Part of the magic of these notifications is that they can appear even when we...

How to Create a Reddit Clone Using React and Firebase

React is an awesome JavaScript library for building user interfaces. Since the publishing of Create React App, it has become very easy to scaffold a barebones React application. In this article, we will be using Firebase along with Create React App to build an app which will function similar to Reddit. It will allow th...

Firebase & React Part 2: User Authentication

This is a follow up to the CSS-Tricks Article Intro to Firebase and React. In that lesson, we built Fun Food Friends, an application for planning your next potluck. It looked like this: If you haven’t completed that article yet, please complete that article first before attempting this one – it builds on t...

Intro to Firebase and React

Let’s take a look at building something using Firebase and React. We’ll be building something called Fun Food Friends, a web application for planning your next potluck, which hopefully feels like something rather “real world”, in that you can imagine using these technologies in your own producti...

“Severless”

Every time I use the word “serverless”, which is somewhat regularly lately, as we’ve had a few articles using the term lately and use the concept at CodePen for a variety of things, I get some version of: CMON BRAH YOU’RE STILL USING “SERVERS”. And they aren’t wrong. Yes, when...

Authentication in React Native with Firebase

React Native is one of the most popular choices for creating cross-platform mobile apps with JavaScript and React. Essential for many apps is registering and authenticating users, and in this tutorial I’m going to use Firebase to implement authentication in a React Native app. I’m testing on Android but the...

Building a Jekyll Site – Part 3 of 3: Creating a Firebase-Backed Commenting System

The following is a guest post by Mike Neumegen from CloudCannon. This final post is about adding some functionality to a Jekyll site that isn’t possible: comments. That’s because Jekyll has no backend component in which to save comments. But, we don’t even need that if we do it entirely front-end with...