Firebase REST API 1.8.0

A simple python wrapper for Google’s Firebase REST API’s.


pip install firebase-rest-api

Quick Start

In order to use this library, you first need to go through the following steps:

  1. Select or create a Firebase project from Firebase Console. (guide)

  2. Register an Web App. (guide)

Example Usage

# Import Firebase REST API library
import firebase

# Firebase configuration
config = {
   "apiKey": "apiKey",
   "authDomain": "",
   "databaseURL": "",
   "projectId": "projectId",
   "storageBucket": "",
   "messagingSenderId": "messagingSenderId",
   "appId": "appId"

# Instantiates a Firebase app
app = firebase.initialize_app(config)

# Firebase Authentication
auth = app.auth()

# Create new user and sign in
auth.create_user_with_email_and_password(email, password)
user = auth.sign_in_with_email_and_password(email, password)

# Firebase Realtime Database
db = app.database()

# Data to save in database
data = {
   "name": "Robert Downey Jr.",
   "email": user.get('email')

# Store data to Firebase Database
db.child("users").push(data, user.get('idToken'))

# Firebase Storage
storage =

# File to store in storage
file_path = 'static/img/example.png'

# Store file to Firebase Storage
storage.child(user.get('email')).child('uploaded-picture.png').put(file_path, user.get('idToken'))

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