KMR - 13.04.12 08:10 Melih Onvural ran into James Tamplin one morning while riding into San Francisco on a streetcar. Onvural had a laptop. Tamplin had Firebase. And by the time they reached downtown, they’d built a chat application that could serve hundreds of thousands of people.
Created by Tamplin and the rest of the engineering team at a small San Francisco startup called Envolve, Firebase is an online service that helps you build “realtime” web applications, including collaboration tools, multiplayer games, and, yes, chat clients. mehr bei wired.com