manniru
12/6/2014 - 7:29 PM

Interact with Firebase from PHP.

Interact with Firebase from PHP.

<?php

// Constants
$FIREBASE = "_YOUR_FIREBASE_URL_";
$NODE_DELETE = "temperature.json";
$NODE_GET = "temperature.json";
$NODE_PATCH = ".json";
$NODE_PUT = "temperature.json";

// Data for PUT
// Node replaced
$data = 32;

// Data for PATCH
// Matching nodes updated
$data = array(
    "temperature" => 42
);

// JSON encoded
$json = json_encode( $data );

// Initialize cURL
$curl = curl_init();

// Create
// curl_setopt( $curl, CURLOPT_URL, $FIREBASE . $NODE_PUT );
// curl_setopt( $curl, CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST, "PUT" );
// curl_setopt( $curl, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, 32 );

// Read
// curl_setopt( $curl, CURLOPT_URL, $FIREBASE . $NODE_GET );

// Update
curl_setopt( $curl, CURLOPT_URL, $FIREBASE . $NODE_PATCH );
curl_setopt( $curl, CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST, "PATCH" );
curl_setopt( $curl, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $json );

// Delete
// curl_setopt( $curl, CURLOPT_URL, $FIREBASE . $NODE_DELETE );
// curl_setopt( $curl, CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST, "DELETE" );

// Get return value
curl_setopt( $curl, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true );

// Make request
// Close connection
$response = curl_exec( $curl );
curl_close( $curl );

// Show result
echo $response . "\n";

?>