A helper NPM package for Firebase Cloud Functions
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Install using npm.
npm install firebase-functions-helper
Get Google Cloud Account Credentials from Firebase
You can Generate New Private Key from Project Settings from Firebase Console.
After that you need to copy the databaseURL for initiating the App.
This is the first step that you need to do before doing any other actions. You still can use the other methods from firebase helpers if you initialize the app by using other methods from Firebase docs.
const firebaseHelper = require;const serviceAccount = require;// Initialize Firebase AppfirebaseHelper.firebase.initializeApp;
If you want to use this package in TypeScript. Please follow this instruction:
import * as firebaseHelper from 'firebase-functions-helper';import * as serviceAccount from './serviceAccountKey.json';// Initialize Firebase AppfirebaseHelper.firebase.initializeApp;
In order to import JSON, you need to create a typings.d.ts in your project
// typings.d.tsdeclare module "*.json"