Firebase

  • With Firepad, Firebase Adds Real-Time Text Collaboration To Its App Platform

    With Firepad, Firebase Adds Real-Time Text Collaboration To Its App Platform

    Y Combinator-backed Firebase is expanding the infrastructure that it offers to app developers with its first module — Firepad, a Google Docs-style text editor that allows you to collaborate with others. To a consumer, that might not sound very exciting. After all, we’ve already got Google Docs. However, co-founder and CEO James Tamplin said that those kinds of capabilities are… Read More

  • Firebase Opens Its Real-Time App Infrastructure To All Developers

    Firebase Opens Its Real-Time App Infrastructure To All Developers

    When Y Combinator-backed Firebase first announced its app infrastructure service last April, it saw 4,000 developer sign-ups in the first week and raised a $1.1 million round shortly afterwards. Since then, co-founder James Tamplin said the company has been quietly bringing on more developers and improving the technology — and today it’s launching its public beta, giving any… Read More