Skill Path

Build a Social Media iOS App with Firebase and SwiftUI

Learn how to use Firebase to build social iOS apps with Swift and SwiftUI

Includes iOS, SwiftUI, Firebase, Backend, GitHub, Mobile Development, and more.

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  • Time to complete

    4 weeks
  • Certificate of completion

  • Prerequisites

    1 course

About this skill path

From MySpace to TikTok, social media applications have redefined the way to we communicate with each other. In this Skill Path, you’ll learn how to build an image-based social media application that uses Firebase to authenticate users and persist information to the cloud.

Skills you'll gain

  • Build a portfolio-ready iOS application
  • Use Firebase to authenticate users
  • Use Firebase to store information


4 units • 1 lessons • 4 quizzes
  • 1

    Building RandomUsers: Networking

    Learn how to build iOS applications that can access and present information from the internet.

  • 2

    Building Socialcademy: Working with Firebase

    Learn how to use Firebase as a backend for building iOS apps.

  • 3

    Building Socialcademy: Firebase Authentication

    Learn how to use Firebase to authenticate users.

  • 4

    Building Socialcademy: Cloud Storage for Firebase

    Learn how to use Cloud Storage for Firebase to save and download photos.

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