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Git Ignore Firebase API details in Flutter apps

If you use Firebase with Flutter apps (Android and iOS), you should consider ignoring two files to prevent unauthorized access and information disclosure when committing code to a git repository.

The files are:

GoogleService-Info.plist - iOS
google-services.json - Android

Here is an example of how I ignored these in a Github repo: https://github.com/shrop/contenta_flutter/pull/11/files

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Flutter + Firebase (with Drupal) Presentation at Flutter Developers Charlotte

I had a great time presenting and taking part in the Flutter Developers Charlotte meetup last night. My talk was on the work I am doing around Flutter, Firebase, and Decoupled Drupal. Thanks to everyone who made it out and I appreciate the chance to share and learn!

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How to Reinstall Homebrew PHP after the move from homebrew/php to homebrew/core

I remember hearing that homebrew/php was going to be deprecated and migrated to homebrew/core, but I forgot somewhere along the way until I started to update my Brew setup last week. I received a few issues with the automatic homebred-php migration. I am not positive, but I think it had to do with the fact that I had also installed php71-mcrypt. After doing some research, realized that php-mcrypt and other extensions that were optional with homebrew/php are included in the homebrew/core version of PHP. Homebrew logo

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10 of my Favorite iOS and Mac Development Podcsts

“Podcast” by Nick Youngson- http://nyphotographic.com is licensed under CC BY 3.0 “Podcast” by Nick Youngson is licensed under CC BY 3.0

While I don’t develop iOS or Mac apps full-time, I do enjoy dabbling in iOS, Mac, and Swift development. In a personal goal to learn the iOS SDK and Swift development, I have spent time finding the best resources that help me keep up with related news, tips, and the business of application development.

I find podcasts to be a great way for me to absorb and comprehend content. They are also very convenient when commuting or folding laundry. I thought it would be helpful to share 10 of the podcasts I am enjoying the most in my Mac/iOS Development Overcast playlist.

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