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Cloud Functions for Firebase

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What is Cloud Functions for Firebase?

Cloud Functions for Firebase lets you create functions that are triggered by Firebase products, such as changes to data in the Realtime Database, uploads to Cloud Storage, new user sign ups via Authentication, and conversion events in Analytics.
Cloud Functions for Firebase is a tool in the Serverless / Task Processing category of a tech stack.

Who uses Cloud Functions for Firebase?

116 companies reportedly use Cloud Functions for Firebase in their tech stacks, including Barogo, Bepro Company, and Colavosalon.

339 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Cloud Functions for Firebase.

Cloud Functions for Firebase Integrations

Firebase, Google Cloud Storage, Cloud Firestore, Google Cloud Pub/Sub, and Google Cloud Functions are some of the popular tools that integrate with Cloud Functions for Firebase. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with Cloud Functions for Firebase.
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Decisions about Cloud Functions for Firebase

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Cloud Functions for Firebase in their tech stack.

I am building a platform for a health provider using Vue.js with Cloud Firestore and Cloud Functions for Firebase. Some of the app features are: Video chat, Chat 1 to 1 Payment - using Stripe Mange clients - CRM

I am debating whether to stay with Cloud Firestore and Cloud Functions for Firebase as my backend (using ExpressJS) I built it in a way that will be easy to change to Rest API with other DB, but not sure if I want to keep using Firestore

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Eugene Cheah

For, an opensource disposable email service;

We migrated our serverless workload from Cloud Functions for Firebase to CloudFlare workers, taking advantage of the lower cost and faster-performing edge computing of Cloudflare network. Made possible due to our extremely low CPU and RAM overhead of our serverless functions.

If I were to summarize the limitation of Cloudflare (as oppose to firebase/gcp functions), it would be ...

  1. <5ms CPU time limit
  2. Incompatible with express.js
  3. one script limitation per domain

Limitations our workload is able to conform with (YMMV)

For hosting of static files, we migrated from Firebase to CommonsHost

More details on the trade-off in between both serverless providers is in the article

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Cloud Functions for Firebase Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Cloud Functions for Firebase?
Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
Google Cloud Functions
Construct applications from bite-sized business logic billed to the nearest 100 milliseconds, only while your code is running
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
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