Here’s a summary of some delightful things we shipped in the last month of 2023:
Attachments library for React Native
We’ve released this library to make it easy to manage syncing attachments/files in React Native apps using PowerSync. The package includes an example that covers capturing photos while offline as part of an inspection workflow.
Attachments package for Flutter
Following multiple requests, we released a similar package for Flutter that handles syncing creates, updates and deletes of files between local and remote attachment storage.
Thanks to T Drummond for spurring us on here!
Neon (serverless Postgres) support
Neon is a serverless Postgres environment with an innovative pricing model that separates storage and compute. They’ve recently added support for CDC, so we updated the PowerSync service to be fully compatible with Neon.
We've had some developers ask whether we integrate with Railway, so we published an integration guide on our docs site and a Railway Template which pre-configures Postgres for logical replication. The template also includes a barebones starter Node.js project showing off how PowerSync can integrate with existing backends.
Thanks to poolnoodle93 for getting us on this!
Step-by-step Flutter chat app tutorial
For those who like learning by doing, we created a complete tutorial for building an offline-first Flutter chat app with real-time sync and data streaming. The tutorial complements an existing video tutorial and uses Supabase’s excellent chat app tutorial as a starting point.
Supabase integration update
Our Supabase integration has grown from strength to strength and seen a lot of use, so we put together a summary of all updates we’ve shipped for it. We’ve focused on extending PowerSync’s functionality as well as providing guides and resources for Supabase users and we’ve already seen some impressive implementations
JS Web client SDK v0.1.1
This update to the PowerSync web SDK introduces additional support for bundling. It includes two example projects: one for bundling with Webpack and one for bundling with Vite.
Thanks to sg5184 for bringing this into focus!