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Write server-side Firebase applications in Dart using Node.js as a runtime.

Firestore Timestamps migration:

Firestore deprecated usage of DateTime objects in favor of custom Timestamp type and recommends migrating as soon as possible. By default all timestamps are still returned as DateTime objects and you can access them with DocumentData.getDateTime or DocumentData.setDateTime. To start using Timestamps you must configure Firestore as follows:

final app = FirebaseAdmin.instance.initializeApp();
final firestore = app.firestore();
// Call Firestore.settings at the very beginning before any other calls:
firestore.settings(FirestoreSettings(timestampsInSnapshots: true));
// You can read and write data now, but make sure to use new `setTimestamp` and `getTimestamp`
// methods of `DocumentData`.

Installation

  1. Add this package as a dependency to your pubspec.yaml:
dependencies:
  firebase_admin_interop: ^1.1.0

Run pub get.

  1. Create package.json file to install Node.js modules used by this library:
{
  "dependencies": {
    "firebase-admin": "6.2.0",
    "@google-cloud/firestore": "0.18.0"
  }
}

Run npm install.

Usage

Below is a simple example of using Realtime Database client:

import 'dart:async';
import 'package:firebase_admin_interop/firebase_admin_interop.dart';

Future<void> main() async {
  final serviceAccountKeyFilename = '/absolute/path/to/service-account.json';
  final admin = FirebaseAdmin.instance;
  final cert = admin.certFromPath(serviceAccountKeyFilename);
  final app = admin.initializeApp(new AppOptions(
    credential: cert,
    databaseURL: "YOUR_DB_URL",
  ));
  final ref = app.database().ref('/test-path');
  // Write value to the database at "/test-path" location.
  await ref.setValue("Hello world");
  // Read value from the same database location.
  var snapshot = await ref.once("value");
  print(snapshot.val()); // prints "Hello world".
}

Note that it is only possible to use JSON-compatible values when reading and writing data to the Realtime Database. This includes all primitive types (int, double, bool), string values (String) as well as any List or Map instance.

For Firestore there are a few more supported data types, like DateTime and GeoPoint.

Building

This library depends on node_interop package which provides Node.js bindings and build_node_compilers package which allows compiling Dart applications as Node.js modules.

To enable builders provided by build_node_compilers first add following dev dependencies to your pubspec.yaml:

dev_dependencies:
  build_runner: ^1.0.0
  build_node_compilers: ^0.2.0

Next, create build.yaml file with following contents:

targets:
  $default:
    sources:
      - "lib/**"
      - "node/**" # Assuming your main Dart files is in node/ folder (recommended).
      - "test/**"
    builders:
      build_node_compilers|entrypoint:
        options:
          compiler: dart2js # To compile with dart2js by default

You can now build your project using build_runner:

# By default compiles with DDC
pub run build_runner build --output=build

# To compile with dart2js:
pub run build_runner build \
  --define="build_node_compilers|entrypoint=compiler=dart2js" \
  --define="build_node_compilers|entrypoint=dart2js_args=[\"--minify\"]" \ # optional, minifies resulting code
  --output=build/

Status

This library is considered stable though not feature complete. It is recommended to check dev versions for latest updates and bug fixes.

Make sure to checkout CHANGELOG.md after every release, all notable changes and upgrade instructions will be described there.

Current implementation coverage report:

  • x admin
  • x admin.auth
  • x admin.app
  • x admin.credential
  • x admin.database
  • x admin.firestore
  • admin.messaging
  • admin.storage

Features and bugs

Please file feature requests and bugs at the issue tracker.

Libraries

firebase_admin_interop
Firebase Admin Interop Library for Dart. [...]
firebase_admin_interop.js
Dart facade for Firebase Admin Node.js library. [...]