Getting Started


Sign up for a free Flybase account

The first thing you need to do is sign up for a free account, and get your API Key

You'll find your API Key at the bottom of this page, you can also create more API Keys with limited permissions. Now, use the form on the dashboard to create an app called tutorial We also have a handy help widget that you can use at anytime to send us any questions


Install Flybase

Ready to use with just one line of code.

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Initialize your Flybase object

Once you sign up for a free account, get your API Key, and create an app called sample

// Use YOUR Flybase credentials (not the dummy one below)
var flybase = new Flybase("74k8064f-cd6f-4c07-8baf-b1d241496eec", "sample", "chat");

Save data

Data is stored as standard JSON.

flybase.set({ name: "Flybase" });

Update in real-time

Flybase responds immediately to data changes as they occur.

flybase.on("added", function(data) {
    var name = data.value().name;
    alert("My name is " + name);

Get Started Now!

Create your free account and start building real-time apps.