Firebase - Cloud Firestore

GDG Braunschweig
Thu, Nov 1, 2018, 6:00 PM (CET)

About this event

The GDG Braunschweig proudly presents to you an introduction about the new Firebase - Cloud Firestore Database. We have guest speakers directly from the google/firebase team visiting Braunschweig for this event!


Sam Stern is a DPE, which means he mostly writes open source samples and libraries (like FirebaseUI) to make Firebase development easier. He works on a lot of areas, but focuses on our backend services (Firestore, RTDB, Functions, etc.). And he’s the team's designated Android nerd.

Tina Skublics is a software engineer on the Firebase console backend, which focuses on provisioning and managing resources for Firebase projects. Her work includes integrations such as Crashlytics BigQuery export, as well as support for selecting Cloud resource locations.

Rachel Saunders is a technical writer for Firebase, which means she writes developer and reference docs for various Firebase services and tools, like Firebase Hosting and the Firebase CLI.


Introduction Talk: 18:00 - 18:30
Firebase became well known for its original product: the Realtime Database. In October Firebase released Cloud Firestore, the second Database product to join the Firebase family. Come hear about what makes Cloud Firestore so exciting!

Codelab: 18:30 - 20:00
Build a restaurant recommendation app from scratch using Cloud Firestore and Firebase Authentication! In only an hour you'll learn how to set up a secure, performant mobile database for your app and query it with realtime updates.

Firestore Pro Tips: 20:00 - 20:30
Cloud Firestore is unlike any other database product on the market today. In this talk you'll learn what makes Firestore different how to use it effectively in your application.

Meet and greet (networking): 20:30 - open end
Ask questions, chat and grab some snacks & drinks.


  • Christian Dziuba

    Christian Dziuba

    REWE Digital

    Senior Android Developer

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  • Philipp Neumann

    Philipp Neumann

    Volkswagen AG

    Frontend Developer

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