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Ionic Framework By Example by Sani Yusuf

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Chapter 9. Connecting to Firebase

In this chapter, we are going to focus solely on learning how to use Firebase to integrate a backend with our Ionic application. Firebase is a real-time data store technology that uses JSON-style database structure to let you store your data in the cloud. We will also be using the tabs-app app that we created in Chapter 8, Building a Simple Social App, to learn to integrate Firebase into our application.

Extending our tabs-app Ionic app

In Chapter 8, Building a Simple Social App, we created tabs-app. If you recall correctly, we added a new tab called walls.

The basic idea we had for the wall tab we added was that it would be like a message board where a user could type a post and then tap the button labeled Post ...

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