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Martine Dowden
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From M2D2 Enterprises LLC

Focusing on web interfaces that are beautiful, functional, accessible, and usable. She approaches User Experience from both Art and Science, drawing from her degrees in Psychology and Visual Communications. Martine has worked as an artist, educator, and consultant since 2005. She stays active in the industry, teaching developers at a coding academy, attending and speaking at conferences and meetups. In 2015 Martine published a children's book "Programming Languages ABC++", and in 2016 the Workbook Edition sold over 20,000 copies. She then went on to write "Approachable Accessibility: Planning for Success" which was released in June 2019.


wm Modern Web & UX

Playing with Fire : Build a Web Application with Firebase

Hands-on Labs

Come see how easy it can be to use Google Firebase to take your app idea from concept to production. In this workshop you will build your own messaging application, start to finish, with support for images, markdown, and connecting with friends.

While building this web app will learn about many Firebase features, including:

  • Firestore
  • Cloud Functions
  • Cloud Storage
  • Hosting
  • Authentication
  • Security Rules
  • Client and Admin SDK

Code will be in JavaScript & Node.js from a git repository, so please be prepared to start coding. You will also need a Google account to sign in to Firebase.