Handle Firestore watch listener errors

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Handle Firestore watch listener errors

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Code sample

Go

import (
	"context"
	"fmt"
	"io"
	"time"

	"cloud.google.com/go/firestore"
	"google.golang.org/grpc/codes"
	"google.golang.org/grpc/status"
)

// listenErrors demonstrates how to handle listening errors.
func listenErrors(ctx context.Context, w io.Writer, projectID, collection string) error {
	// projectID := "project-id"
	ctx, cancel := context.WithTimeout(ctx, 30*time.Second)
	defer cancel()

	client, err := firestore.NewClient(ctx, projectID)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("firestore.NewClient: %v", err)
	}
	defer client.Close()

	it := client.Collection(collection).Snapshots(ctx)
	for {
		snap, err := it.Next()
		// Canceled will be returned when ctx is cancelled and DeadlineExceeded will
		// be returned when ctx reaches its deadline.
		if e := status.Code(err); e == codes.Canceled || e == codes.DeadlineExceeded {
			return nil
		}
		if err != nil {
			return fmt.Errorf("Snapshots.Next: %v", err)
		}
		if snap != nil {
			for _, change := range snap.Changes {
				if change.Kind == firestore.DocumentAdded {
					fmt.Fprintf(w, "New city: %v\n", change.Doc.Data())
				}
			}
		}
	}
}

Java

db.collection("cities")
    .addSnapshotListener(
        new EventListener<QuerySnapshot>() {
          @Override
          public void onEvent(
              @Nullable QuerySnapshot snapshots, @Nullable FirestoreException e) {
            if (e != null) {
              System.err.println("Listen failed: " + e);
              return;
            }

            for (DocumentChange dc : snapshots.getDocumentChanges()) {
              if (dc.getType() == Type.ADDED) {
                System.out.println("New city: " + dc.getDocument().getData());
              }
            }
          }
        });

Node.js

db.collection('cities')
  .onSnapshot((snapshot) => {
    //...
  }, (error) => {
    //...
  });

Ruby

listener = firestore.col(collection_path).listen do |snapshot|
  snapshot.changes.each do |change|
    puts "New city: #{change.doc.document_id}" if change.added?
  end
end

# Register to be notified when unhandled errors occur.
listener.on_error do |error|
  puts "Listen failed: #{error.message}"
end

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