In today’s flutter code example, we will explore how to add data or document to Firestore database in flutter.
We have covered lots of tutorials and code examples on how and when to use Firestore in other technologies.
In the next series of flutter code examples, we will illustrate many features of Firestore database that is available to flutter developers and how to use them.
Let’s focus on how to add data to Firestore database here.
To use Firestore in your flutter project, we will start with adding Firestore package as part of our application dependencies in the our project pubspec.yaml.
Secondly, move over to your Firebase Console to create a new Firebase project and give it a name of your choice.
To learn more on how to add third party libraries and packages in Flutter, I have provided a documentation from flutter developers guide.
In your Visual Studio Code, go to View menu > Command Palette.
In the open dialog, select Flutter. Enter the name of your Flutter project and hit enter key button.2019-08-21