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Supabase: what's new in September 2021

Supabase: what's new in September 2021

The open source Firebase alternative

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Paul
·Oct 5, 2021·

3 min read

Supabase is an open source Firebase alternative.

Did you know it's been 2 years since the first commit to Realtime, our real-time engine for Postgres? Before we even existed as a company! We spent this month improving docs and content content, improving UX, and onboarding Developer Advocates!

release-sept-2021

Hackathon v2

To kick off Hacktoberfest, another Supabase Hackathon is happening right now. You've got another 7 days to be in to win a limited edition t-shirt.

hacktober

Abort Requests

We added support for AbortController in our Javascript library so that you can abort long-running queries. [Docs]

Supabase_abort_requests

Improved table management

We've made a number of changes to the Dashboard to expose some great features of PostgreSQL including:

Column types

We've improved the column Type field so that it supports your custom types.

types

Is Unique

We've made it simple to add a unique constraint.

is-unique

Edit columns

By popular request, you can now view all columns in a table at a glance and edit them in bulk.

edit-columns

Cross-schema relationships

We updated our grid to support relationships across multiple schemas.

relationships

Improved Auth Docs

We've revamped the Auth docs - The docs are now broken down into Authentication and Authorization, and organized alongside our Deep Dive series.

auth-docs

Low Code demo

Low Code demo, Using Supabase with Clutch.io - @_dijonmusters ran a session at General Assembly showing how to use these two tools together to create apps using a low code approach.

youtu.be/5fsKMTeBKKY

Community

There was a lot of new content this month.

Videos

Twitter

We hit 16.5k followers. Follow us there for advance frontend tips and 👁️⚡👁️

twitter

GitHub

Not far from 20K stars: github.com/supabase/supabase

stars

Source: repository.surf/supabase

Discord

Our Discord is growing fast. Come hangout with 3500+ developers building on Supabase today: discord.supabase.com

discord

Hiring

We're Hiring SREs. We're fully remote and we love Open Source. See open roles.

hiring

Coming Next

We're warming up for another Launch Week! Last time was "Launch Week II: the SQL". We're going to need another month to come up with a good pun again, so we'll aim for November.

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