Build a Social Network with Flutter and Firebase
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Build a Social Network with Flutter and Firebase

Make a complete mobile social media app like Twitter, Instagram or Facebook using Flutter and Firebase!
4.1 (881 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
4,976 students enrolled
Created by Reed Barger
Last updated 12/2019
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This course includes
  • 9 hours on-demand video
  • 52 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to build a complete social network with Flutter and Firebase!
Course content
Expand all 63 lectures 09:02:15
+ App Setup
3 lectures 15:48
App Structure and Files
06:48
Firebase Integration with Flutter
06:55
+ Firestore with Flutter Crash Course
6 lectures 46:52
Intro to Firestore Database
05:52
Fetching Collection and Document Data from Firestore
09:48
Simple and Compound Queries in Firestore
08:11
FutureBuilders and StreamBuilders for Fetching and Streaming Data
09:35
Adding Complete CRUD Functionality to Firestore Documents
07:46
Optimally Structuring our Firestore Database
05:40
+ User Authentication and Social Login
3 lectures 30:28
Save Auth Users in Users Collection
16:13
Creating User Instance from DocumentSnapshot in Firestore
06:06
Validating Create Account Form
08:09
+ Searching for Users
4 lectures 24:05
Building Search No Content Screen
07:23
Responsive App Design with MediaQuery
02:35
Adding Search User Functionality
08:03
Improving Search Result Appearance
06:04
+ Uploading Posts
4 lectures 49:22
Upload Post Splash Screen and Image Picker
11:08
Building Upload Form
11:18
Uploading Media Files and Creating Posts
21:45
Get User Location with Geolocation
05:11
+ Editing User Profile
3 lectures 41:33
Building Profile Header
12:57
Building Edit Profile Page
19:13
Updating User Data in Edit Profile Page
09:23
+ Structuring and Displaying Posts
3 lectures 23:21
Create Post Model
08:37
Structuring Post Widget
09:17
Displaying Posts and Post Count
05:27
+ Profile Page
3 lectures 16:03
Performant Image Loading and Post Grid for Profile Page
07:38
Toggle Profile Post Orientation
05:20
Building No Content for Profile Page
03:05
Requirements
  • Basic familiarity with Flutter
  • Experience with Firebase / Firestore is helpful, but not required
Description

Do you want to build a complete social network mobile app just like Facebook, Instagram or Twitter? This is the course for you!

WHAT WILL WE BE BUILDING?

In this course, we’ll use the best in Flutter and Firebase to build a complete social network from zero to deployment called FlutterShare that you can release on the Google Play Store or iOS App Store.

WHAT DOES THE APP FEATURE?

  • An Amazing Realtime Social Network App

  • A Timeline just like in Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter

  • An Activity Feed for all User Interactions

  • Live In-App User Notifications

  • Media Sharing between Users ​

  • User Following / Unfollowing (with past / future posts added to timeline)

  • Realtime Messaging, Liking and Unliking for Posts

  • Profile Customization (i.e. Display Name, User Bio, etc)

  • Social Login with Google

  • Using Device Camera for Image Uploads

  • Captioning Posts with Description and Current Location (Geolocation)

  • Finding other App Users with Full-Text Search

WHAT CONCEPTS ARE COVERED?

  • A Complete Masterclass on Firebase / Firestore with Flutter ​

  • Uploading Media Files with Firebase Storage + Image Compression Techniques ​

  • Google SignIn / Social Login with Flutter ​

  • Push Notifications with Firebase Messaging for Realtime User Updates ​

  • Taking Pictures / Picking Images for Upload with Flutter ​

  • Detecting User Location with Geolocation for Flutter ​

  • Build and Deploy (many) Firebase Functions ​

  • Complete CRUD Functionality in Realtime with Cloud Firestore ​

  • All the Realtime Firestore Database Triggers (onCreate, onUpdate, onDelete) ​

  • Deployment to Google Play Store and Apple App Store

  • Working with Streams, Futures and Updating State ​

  • Media Queries and Device Orientation for Responsive App Design ​

  • Handling Async Data with FutureBuilders, StreamBuilders, and Async / Await Functions

  • Animations and Page Transitions ​

  • SVG Images and Image Caching for Performance ​

  • Form Validation and Error Handling ​

  • Custom Theme Creation and Fonts ​

  • Tons of Practical, Straightforward and Repeatable App-Building Patterns ​

  • And much more!​

WHAT ELSE DOES THIS COURSE OFFER?

Deep, Fine-Grained Learning – This course is jam-packed with information. I made the course that I most wanted to take and as a result, I didn't skimp on the details. You're going to cover more topics and material in greater depth than ever before.

100% Real-World Practice – My goal is to get you writing code as much as possible. And not just any code–we'll be working exclusively on practical tasks that are instrumental in building your own amazing real-world apps.

No-Nonsense, Spot-On Explanations - Every lesson is to-the-point. I break down what we're making, how we'll be doing it and what the final product will look like, all on top of helpful and illustrative descriptions to aid your understanding along the way.

I really enjoyed making this course and I think you’ll enjoy taking it just as much.

Looking forward to seeing you within the course!

Who this course is for:
  • Mobile and web developers looking to build impressive real-world, production-ready apps!
  • Flutter developers looking for a challenge