By Rahul Agarwal, Flutter Mobile Application Developer

Build a basic chat app using Flutter and Firebase

Language: English
All Levels

Course description

Undoubtedly, chat apps have become a hot topic of the town and have taken the world by storm in recent years. With 2 billion users accessing the WhatsApp messenger on a monthly bases and projected to generate the revenue of 4.8 billion in 2020, it is safe to say that the chat apps will not go anywhere in future. Monthly active users of the top 3 chat apps including WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and WeChat have around 4 billion active monthly users. Now the important question is “ how you can develop a highly functional chat app and what technologies you can use to create this app?”. The simple answer to this question is: using Flutter with Firebase! Flutter app development has taken the world by storm in terms of cross-platform mobile application development. You can use it to create pixel-perfect UIs, and many development companies use Flutter today. You will learn to build a very basic version of chat application just to make sure we know how to implement Flutter and Firebase Concepts in real world applications. Firebase Authorization: Sign in, Sign up and Sing Out Firebase Firestore: Upload, Remove and Retrieve Data Stored in Cloud Firestore Creating the Layout of the Chat App Screen Final Linking of the Flutter Chat App with Firebase Implement Search Functionality Caching images to improve user experience

Related Skills

Course overview - 12

  • Create a new Project

  • Building the Auth Screen

  • Implement Google Sign In

  • Check authentication state

  • Search User UI

  • Implement Search Functionality

  • Building Chat Screen

  • Storing messages in Firebase

  • Fetching data using StreamBuilder

  • Working on Home Screen

  • Cached Network Image

  • Download the code

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Meet your instructor

Rahul Agarwal
Rahul AgarwalFlutter Mobile Application Developer
I am an experienced Flutter developer as well as trainer. I conduct workshops mostly offline where I am building a community of flutter enthusiast. I am well versed in production level application and how to write codes efficiently. I just love the way Flutter makes it easy to develop cross platform applications within a short time interval. It is the future of Application Development.