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react-native-firebase v3.0.6

A well tested, feature rich Firebase implementation for React Native, supporting iOS & Android. Individual module support for Admob, Analytics, Auth, Crash Reporting, Cloud Firestore, Database, Messaging (FCM), Remote Config, Storage and Performance.

React Native Firebase

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RNFirebase makes using Firebase with React Native simple.


We also support both databases: Realtime Database and Cloud Firestore!



Docs | Starter App | iOS Install Guide | Android Install Guide | FAQs | Feature Requests


Install

npm i react-native-firebase --save

Why

RNFirebase is a light-weight layer sitting on-top of the native Firebase libraries for both iOS and Android which mirrors the Firebase Web SDK as closely as possible.

Although the Firebase Web SDK library will work with React Native, it is mainly built for the web.

RNFirebase provides a JavaScript bridge to the native Firebase SDKs for both iOS and Android therefore Firebase will run on the native thread, allowing the rest of your app to run on the JS thread. The Firebase Web SDK also runs on the JS thread, therefore potentially affecting the frame rate causing jank with animations, touch events etc.

The native SDKs also allow us to hook into device sdk's which are not possible with the web SDK, for example crash reporting, offline realtime database support, analytics and more!

All in all, RNFirebase provides much faster performance (~2x) over the web SDK and provides device sdk's not found in the web sdk (see the feature table below).


Supported Firebase Features

The Web SDK column indicates what modules/functionality from the Web SDK are usable within React Native.

'?' indicates partial support

Firebase Featuresv1.x.xv2.x.xv3.x.xWeb SDK
AdMob
Analytics
App Indexing
Authentication
-- Phone Auth
Core?
-- Multiple Apps
Cloud Firestore
Cloud Messaging (FCM)?
Crash Reporting
Dynamic Links
Invites
Performance Monitoring
Realtime Database
-- Offline Persistence?
-- Transactions
Remote Config
Storage?

Supported versions - React Native / Firebase

The table below shows the supported versions of React Native and the Firebase SDKs for different versions of react-native-firebase

1.X.X2.0.X2.1.X / 2.2.X3.0.X
React Native0.36 - 0.390.40 - 0.460.47 +0.48 +
Firebase Android SDK10.2.0 +11.0.0 +11.0.0 +11.4.2 +
Firebase iOS SDK3.15.0 +4.0.0 +4.0.0 +4.3.0 +

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