Why You Should Put a CDN Like Cloudflare in Front of Firebase

Cloudflare and Firebase

There are three good reasons you should consider putting a CDN like Cloudflare in front of Firebase Firebase is an amazing comprehensive platform that takes care of a lot of your infrastructure needs without you needing to lift a finger. It even comes with its own CDN (content delivery network) that servers up your static…

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How to Put a CDN in Front of Firebase Cloud Storage

Lava

A work-around to put Firebase Cloud Storage behind a CDN. A lot of people have been asking if you can put a Content Delivery Network (CDN) like Cloudflare in front of Firebase Cloud Storage. Unfortunately, Firebase storage doesn’t allow custom domains, so there is no easy way to add a CDN. So officially, no. In…

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A Firebase Cloud Functions Cold Start Solution

Cloudflare and Firebase

A few weeks ago, one of the biggest recent Firebase features was quietly announced – a solution for the Firebase Cloud Functions cold start problem. If you use Cloud Functions, you know the issue very well: new instances of your server often needs to be created from scratch, which can take 10 or 20 seconds.…

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Emailing with Firebase: The Trigger Email Extension

Firebase Email Extension

How to send emails from Firebase with the Trigger Email extension. We’ve all done it 1,000 times: you build a new app and need to add dynamic email functionality. But is seem like every time you’re re-inventing the wheel; setup a new email provider, install Handlebars (if you’re not using handlebars your really should be), logging, etc.…

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