Firebase / Firestore

How to build business apps on top of Firebase data

In this article, we'll review the integration with Firebase and will go through the steps necessary to connect it to Jet Admin

Connecting Firebase

To connect to Firebase from the new app flow, follow the steps:

  1. Select the Data Tab from the left menu bar

  2. Click on the Add Resource button

  3. Choose Firebase resource

Obtain service token

You'll need to paste a service token to allow your Firebase to interact with Jet. You can copy and paste or upload a JSON snippet as a file.

To copy and paste a JSON snippet, follow the steps:

  1. In the form, paste the Service Token

  2. Alternatively, you can upload the Service token as a file

It's critical to have a proper data structure in your Firebase database. Otherwise, Jet might not detect all or some parts of it. Read the official Firebase article properly to learn how to structure your data.

To obtain a service key, follow the steps:

  1. Click on the Settings button

  2. Choose Project Settings

  3. Go to the Service Account tab

  4. Click on the Generate new private key button

  5. Click on the Generate key button

Then you'll need to select the database type: Firestore or Realtime DB:

To learn more about Firestore and Realtime DB, check the official Firebase article.

Further steps vary based on the type of database you want to connect to: Firestore or Realtime DB.

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