Chat App


This chat app will introduce you to working with the users Address Book, interesting Firestore database queries, storing and retrieving images using Firestore Storage and more!

What You'll Learn

  • SMS Authentication

    You'll learn how to use Firebase Phone authentication. This allows users to create an account by sending an SMS message to their phone.

  • Real Time Chat

    You'll learn how to establish a real time connection to your database so you can receive data as it is posted. This is essential for a chat or message app!

  • Address Book

    You'll learn how to request for permission and access the user's Address Book so that you can retrieve contact details.

  • Firebase Storage

    You'll learn how to upload and retrieve images from Firebase Storage. This will enable users to set profile images and post images to chat!

  • Firestore Database

    You'll learn how to structure the database while considering the scenarios that we need to query.

  • Custom Designed UI

    This app will feature a UI from our designer and you'll learn the design side of the app as well as how to translate it to code in Xcode.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Where to get the resources

  • 2

    Module 1: Design

    • Lesson 1: Introduction

    • Lesson 2: Plugins

    • Lesson 3: Setting Requirements

    • Lesson 4: Wireframing

    • Lesson 5: UI Design - Color, Typography, Illustrations

    • Lesson 6: UI Design - Creating the Onboarding Experience

    • Lesson 7: UI Design - Designing the Chat List

    • Lesson 8: UI Design - Designing the Chat UI

    • Lesson 9: UI Design - Designing the Contact List

    • Lesson 10: Bonus Challenge

  • 3

    Module 2: Development

    • Module 2 scheduled for Dec 2nd

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