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Pacharapol Withayasakpunt
Pacharapol Withayasakpunt

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Anyone really practically use Firestore?

Compound index CREATION is too slow. I can swear that compound index creation itself too around 30 seconds, compared to almost instant in DexieDB or PouchDB; and not so slow in MongoDB.

And there was no existing data at all.

API is severely limited compared to MongoDB.

Also, the cost is easily not free. And it isn't even released into production yet.

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I think so too. Because I've seeing firestore tutorials in youtube a lot but when it comes to job requirements in India or Germany or even Remote positions for a front-end developer or full-stack developer I don't see firestore in their job description at all. So I believe people doesn't use this in production.

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Nicolas Augusto Sassi

I do use firestore... I started using it for its auth funcionality which is cool and all and as I was already using it I started using firestore as well. I REALLY DO NOT RECOMEND THAT.
Yes, the possibility of integrating with your front-end easily might seem very tempting but do not fall for that, the SDK is awful, the API is awful...