Firebase Realtime Database connector for the LoopBack framework.
- NodeJS (version >= 10).
If you want to know how to get started with Loopback check this.
To add a new data source, use the data source generator:
Then the data source generator will prompt some questions like
- Enter the data-source name: Firebase
- Select the connector for Firebase: other
- Enter the connector's module name loopback-connector-realtime-database
- Install loopback-connector-realtime-database (Y/n) y
Then you should use a service account. Go to Project Settings > Service Accounts in the Google Cloud Platform Console. Generate a new private key and save the JSON file.
You should fill the application's datasource file which is located in
/server/datasources.json with those details, You can find them in the downloaded JSON file from the Google Cloud Platform.
|projectId||String||project_id in the JSON file||---|
|clientEmail||String||client_email in the JSON file||---|
|privateKey||String||private_key in the JSON file||---|
|databaseName||String||Firebase's project id||Optional, Default: projectId|
And you can actually store those private details as an Environment variables, Check source-configuration
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