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weighing up the good, the bad, and the annoying

Don’t get me wrong, I like Firebase — but with everything dev related, there’s always a good and bad side, with a pinch of annoying that no one really wants to talk about.

What is Firebase? It’s Google’s all-in-one cloud service, neatly packaged and delivered to developers who just want something up and running quickly. No need to worry about provisioning or elastic cloud structures. All you have to do is connect it to your front end and viola! everything just works.

While this is great for rapid prototyping, cost management can get out of hand if you’re not careful.

Personally, I’ve been working with Firebase for the past two years, at different product complexity levels. …


Mad Hash*Map*

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