Creating a Cloud-based Swift iOS Chat App with Firebase

Firebase has become one of the most popular cloud based databases. This course will teach you how to build a Swift iOS chat app by utilizing Firebase.
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Intermediate
Updated
January 26, 2017
Duration
3h 40m
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Course info
Rating
(12)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
January 26, 2017
Duration
3h 40m
Description

Having an intelligent and easy to use cloud-based storage service for your iOS app is critical when real-time, reliable communication is necessary. In this course, Creating a Cloud-based Swift iOS Chat App with Firebase, you'll see how Firebase comes to the rescue and satisfies the need for reliability and real-time interaction. First, you'll create a Swift based chat app and at the core of this app will be Firebase. Next, you'll learn how to integrate Firebase into an iOS app. Finally, you'll explore the schema structure of Firebase, which is key to fully understanding iOS/Firebase integration. By the end of this course, you'll know how to integrate Firebase with iOS to create a real-time chat application.

About the author
About the author

Brett Romero is Founder of Bitesize Business School, author of three books and seven iOS applications.

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Transcript
Transcript

Hi everyone, my name is Brett Romero and welcome to my course Creating a Cloud Based Swift iOS Chat App with Firebase.

I am a Software Developer Consult and founder of Bitesize Business School.

The cloud is everywhere now days and the perfect place to centralize and distribute your data. That’s where Firebase comes in. In this course, we are going to build a Swift based chat app that leverages Firebase’s database and real-time interactive capabilities.

Some of the major topics that we will cover include:

  • Learning about the key components of Firebase such as Storage, Authentication, real-time interaction and its Database capabilities.
  • How to integrate Firebase with an iOS app.
  • Push and pull data from Firebase for real-time chatting.
  • Provide a great overall look to your chat app’s interface.
By the end of this course, you’ll know_how to integrate Firebase with iOS to create a real-time chat application.

Before beginning the course you should be familiar with_Swift and iOS programming.

I hope you’ll join me on this journey to learn _how to create an iOS/Firebase chat app with the Creating a Cloud Based Swift iOS Chat App with Firebase course, at Pluralsight.