When Firebase first started it was focused on providing a real-time document database as a service. However when you search for Firebase now, you'll see products for Authentication, Serverless Functions, and… Machine Learning? Clearly there is a lot more that you can leverage when using Firebase today. In this talk we'll look at what takes to leverage the products Firebase offers for all stages of an application lifecycle. From development, to deployment, to monitoring the app, we'll see if Firebase helps our application lift off or burn out.