Svelte.js & Firebase: Pokedex edition

Build step by step a web application with SvelteJS & Firebase

What is Svelte?

What you’ll learn

  • SvelteJS basics with no knowledge.
  • Advanced techniques & core concepts of Svelte.
  • Firebase setup from scratch.
  • Firebase Auth with Google, store/get data with Firestore & Database.
  • Routing, route guards & redirect with Routify.
  • Webdesign with Tailwindcss.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 14 lectures • 1hr 59min.

Svelte.js & Firebase: Pokedex edition

Requirements

  • Javascript basics.

What is Svelte?

Just like React and Vue, Svelte is a JavaScript framework offering a productive approach for making frontend interfaces easy to build. The biggest technical advantage of Svelte is high performance, browser-friendly JavaScript with small bundle sizes.

Why to use Svelte.js?

If you are looking for an efficient Javascript framework with a nice learning curve to build front-end applications, you’ll love to play with Svelte. This framework provides a fluid & light approach of coding that open new horizons for beginners and seniors developers.

Svelte/Firebase, a good mix?

As you may already know, Firebase offers you the opportunity to create an app serverless. It means that you don’t need to code any back-end at all. Moreover, this is for free! How amazing is that? Combined with Svelte makes this course even more interesting for those who want to create a front-end app.

What is our program?

In this course, I’ll teach you how to handle Svelte and Firebase by coding a Pokedex! Why? Because it provides to us an already-made database (I’ll provide you a JSON to use during the course) that we’ll inject inside our Front-End application directly from Firebase.

Concerning Svelte, you’ll learn:

  • Svelte mechanic, logic & lifecycles,
  • Adding data,
  • Dynamic attributes,
  • Conditions, key, DOM events…
  • Styling,
  • Nested components,
  • Components & views relationships,
  • Assignments, declarations, statements,
  • Updating values,
  • Declaring props,
  • Manage stores…

But not only. I’ll use my senior skills to show you how to architecture a Front-End application properly. In details, this is our roadmap:

  • Svelte install & configuration,
  • Routing with Routify,
  • Firebase project configuration,
  • FireAuth, FireStore & FireDatabase initialization,
  • Authentication, routes guards & sessions,
  • JavaScript modules & Front-End architecture,
  • API interface design,
  • Views & components logic in Svelte,
  • CSS Design with Tailwindcss,
  • Autocomplete for pokemons,
  • Listing pokemons,
  • Store favorites pokemons…

This is a complete program and all of this in less than 2 hours.

Svelte is a radical new approach to building user interfaces […] As we all know the popularity of Svelte is at the moment way lower than other JS frameworks/libraries like React.js or Vue.js, but that is no reason for Svelte to lose the game.

Svelte. What is your opinion about the lightweight JS framework? by Dennis Frijlink

So if you are ready, join this course!

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