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5. Building a Photo-Based Social Network with MERN

Nabendu Biswas1  
Bhopal, India

In this chapter, you are going to build an awesome photo-based social network using the MERN framework. The back end is hosted in Heroku, and the front-end site is hosted using Firebase. The authentication functionality is also handled by Firebase.

Material-UI provides the icons in the project. Pusher is used since MongoDB is not a real-time database like Firebase. You want the posts to reflect the moment someone hits the Submit button.

With this functional photo-based social network, you ...

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