React Native Firebase feat. Mike Diarmid & Elliot Hesp


    React Native Radio | Episode 104


    Nader Dabit

    Spencer Carli

    Special Guests: Elliot Hesp and Mike Diarmid

    In this episode of React Native Radio, the panel talks to Elliot Hesp and Mike Diarmid, who are a part of the React Native Firebase team. They talk about what they do in their day jobs, how people used Firebase prior to the library being created, what Firebase is, and why you would want to use it. They also touch on types of applications you should and should not use with Firebase, their past experiences working on open source projects, how these past projects have impacted how they work on the React Native Firebase project, and more!

    In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

    • React Native Firebase
    • Stated working with React Native about 2 years ago
    • New Firebase features monthly
    • Developing open source for React Native
    • What do you guys work on in your day jobs?
    • Working in the back-end VS the front-end
    • How were people using Firebase before this library came out?
    • What are some of the native things that this library does?
    • Why are people using Firebase?
    • What would you choose it for React Native?
    • What is Firebase?
    • Cheap service
    • Are there certain types of applications you should VS shouldn’t use Firebase with?
    • Use cases for Firebase
    • Google Data Store
    • What are the most popular services?
    • Authentication and Database
    • File and image storage
    • Is this your first experiences maintaining a successful open source?
    • js
    • Do you think your past experiences have had an impact on how you work on this project?
    • The starter apps
    • How do you manage your time?
    • And much, much more!







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