Android Based Instant Messaging Application Using Firebase
Sai Spandhana Reddy Emmadi1, Sirisha Potluri2
Manuscript received on 07 February 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 20 February 2019 | Manuscript Published on 04 March 2019 | PP: 352-355 | Volume-7 Issue-5S2 January 2019 | Retrieval Number: ES2063017519/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Communication through internet is becoming vital these days. An online communication allows the users to communicate with other people in a fast and convenient way. Considering this, the online communication application must be able share the texts or images or any other files in a faster way with minimum delay or with no delay. Firebase is one of the platforms which provides a real-time database and cloud services which allows the developer to make these applications with ease. Instant messaging can be considered as a platform tomaintain communication. Android provides better platform to develop various applications for instant messaging compared to other platforms such as iOS. The main objective of this paper is to present a software application for the launching of a real time communication between operators/users. The system developed on android will enable the users to communicate with another users through text messages with the help of internet. The system requires both the device to be connected via internet. This application is based on Android with the backend provided by google Firebase.
Keywords: Communication; Firebase; Android; Instant Messaging; Real-Time Databases; Group Messaging.
Scope of the Article: Application Specific ICs (ASICs)