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Google lists which Firebase SDKs require Google Play Services

Google is a pretty ubiquitous name in the Android space. Not only does the company own and maintain the Android Open Source Project itself, but it's also in charge of the largest distribution platform on Android: the Google Play Store and the underlying Google Mobile Services (GMS) suite. GMS is the important part here. Firebase,...

PSA: A Firebase Cloud Messaging exploit is likely behind strange push notifications from Microsoft Teams and Hangouts

It seems we can't go a day without another significant security flaw popping up somewhere in some software or service. This week seems to be the time for Firebase Cloud Messaging to run up against an easily-exploitable vulnerability. Firebase Cloud Messaging is a framework by Google to help make delivering notifications through apps on almost any...

Firebase adds a new local emulator UI, payment processing extensions, and ML Model Management API

New emulator UI for local development The Firebase Emulator suite was launched last year, and now, the Firebase team has launched a new local emulator UI in the beta release channel. This emulator UI will aid developers to easily and safely test new code without needing to wait on deployments or experiencing billing costs. You can...

Google decouples ML Kit’s on-device APIs from Firebase and introduces Early Access APIs

Google uses artificial intelligence extensively to serve highly contextual and accurate web and image search results. Besides Search on the web platform, Google's machine learning models also provide for a variety of AI applications on Android phones ranging from the visual search on Google Lens to computational photography that Pixel devices are famous for. Apart...

Google announces Firebase Live and Web.dev Live virtual events for developers

With practically every in-person event has been canceled this summer, Google is announcing a couple of virtual events. These developer-focused events will be for Firebase and Chrome web.dev, held this June and July. Here's what you need to know: Firebase Live (June 9th - July 7th): A 5-part weekly web series for developers consisting of...

New Google Play, Firebase, and Android Studio tools announced for game developers at Google for Games

Although the Game Developers Conference (GDC) was canceled to limit the spread of COVID-19, Google is hosting its "Google for Games" Developer Summit entirely online. Today, the company announced many new tools in Google Play, Firebase, Android Studio, and more for mobile game developers. Here's what's new.What's new in Google PlayGoogle Play Asset Delivery: With...

Firebase Authentication now supports Sign in with Apple

Whenever I sign-up for a new online service or an app asks me to sign-in to store some data in the cloud, I generally try to use one of the "sign in with" options, which usually includes Google, Facebook, Twitter, or Microsoft, if they are supposed. Most people already have one or more accounts with...

Google announces App Distribution, Extensions, and Analytics for web apps in Firebase

If you're an Android app developer, then you've probably looked into or are already using Firebase, Google's mobile development suite. Unless you plan on distributing your app outside of Google Play, then there's no downside in implementing one or more of the tools offered by Firebase (that depends, of course, on how much you can...

Firebase adds 3 new capabilities in ML Kit and Performance Monitoring for web apps

Google's mobile development platform, Firebase, is getting its biggest update this year at Google's annual developer conference, Google I/O. Today, Google announced new ways they're improving the accessibility of machine learning for developers; Google is also extending its performance monitoring tools to help web developers speed up their web apps. Google announced ML Kit at last...

Google’s ML Kit SDK adds Smart Reply and Language Identification APIs

Google's Machine Learning (ML) Kit is an SDK that incorporates years of Google's work on machine learning into a Firebase package. The goal with this ML Kit is to allow mobile app developers on both iOS and Android to benefit from the real-world uses of ML without needing to understand how the algorithm works. Google's...

Firebase gets enterprise support, a new REST API, and general availability for iOS Test Lab and Predictions

Firebase is a platform by Google that helps mobile and web app teams get the best experience while developing applications for Android and iOS. The Firebase team have been rolling out the necessary tools for almost everything a developer may need. Today, during the Firebase Summit in Prague, Google's Firebase team announced a bunch of...

Google is sunsetting Fabric, pushes developers towards Firebase

Google is on a kill streak. 2019 is going to be the year when they will drop a couple of services. Just two days ago, Google announced that Inbox will stop working by the date mentioned above. We are also learning that Fabric, the application development tool, will be following Inbox's lead. Fabric's tools have...