I'd like to start using Firebase as my main BaaS now that Parse is closing. At the moment, Firebase's real-time capabilities are interesting and I see using them in the future, but for now I'd primarily like to use Firebase as a way to store a User and there associated data. With Parse, this was super easy, which required only uploading an object with the associated user attached to the object. I could then filter by the objects which were associated with that user.
However, in Firebase everything is Event driven as opposed to on-demand and you can't filter by security rules. In general, I like this approach, but I'm having trouble applying it to what I need today. I don't have much of background in networking/databases, so its possible some of this stuff is really basic.
Here is what I'm looking to do:
My Firebase data structure looks like this currently:
name: "Joe Schmo"
Inside the User/"uid" I have a workouts list which is order by childByAutoId and contains the ID of a single workout.
What I want to be able to do, is get a list of all the user's workouts and then retrieve that complete workout list from the workouts section.
I know the PATH directly to the users workouts root/"uid"/workou