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Implementing an intranet software in which client machines get push updates from a server?

I have an existing .net server infrastructure that resides in a company's intranet. Now for a new feature I'd like normal users (employees) to receive notifications on their machines when specific ...
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Preferrable way to send push messeges?

I am making a chat-app using the XMPP protocol and ejabberd as XMPP server. I want to build a push notification functionality for the app. The app is similar to WhatsApp. I came to know three ...
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Why are cloud services needed for push notifications?

We currently have a customer that wants us to implement push notifications to our app. The problem is that for this customer, security is really, really important... I am not able to find any official ...
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IOS/Android Push notifications

I am planning some app as a part of our product. One part of the app will be to receive push messages. Sometimes it's months between uses of the app and, by experience with other apps I've used, it ...
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Does it matter which branch I push to?

My question is around how branch pushes work exactly; I have come across something that doesn't make logical sense to me and as such would like an explanation as to why I am experiencing this ...
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Some questions on mobile push notification?

I need to work on android mobile push notification. I have recently gone through some of the tutorial on google. I would like to summarize the my understanding first Developer registers the app with ...
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Push Notifications : FCM : Https Issue

As per the documentation at https://firebase.google.com/docs/cloud-messaging/js/client, The FCM SDK is supported only in pages served over HTTPS. This is due to its use of service workers, which ...
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Should a push hold data or make the receiver trigger an API call?

With WebSockets, when clients should be notified that data changed, I've seen two approaches: the server pushes the data modifications directly within the push; or the server pushes no data, and the ...
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How to handle the server side push notifications when an Apple device token refreshes?

Each time an iOS app is installed a new device token is generated. When the app asks the user for permission to push notifications one can get the new device token value. How can I know that this ...
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Observer pattern for rest services with UI client

I am developing restful services using resteasy for an application. This application has UI which will consume these rest services. Now I am having a case where I have to do a server push to UI(...
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Sending push notifications to iOS devices from a Java server

I have a seemingly standard task of sending push notifications to Apple devices from a server written in Java. I have never done that in the past, so I went to tutorials and Apple documentation. 1) ...
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Push instead of pull on a list that might change due to a command in addition to events? [closed]

I need to show a refreshable/searchable list of items and update/add-to it whenever an event is published. How do I make sure no events are lost while refreshing/searching is happening? Some sort of ...
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Using websockets for server “broadcasting”?

I want to make it possible to edit shared todo lists in real time. There's already a REST interface, and it's possible to send updates to the server - add items, mark items as done, etc. For the ...
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What is the argument for never forcing a push in a DVCS (Mercurial)?

I always preach never to force push anything, because that adds ambiguity to the repository server. In this specific example, we collaborate with a customer and they "skip a step" and force push ...
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How to tell SignalR Notifications Hub that there is a new notification without having SignalR poll on that table

I'm developing a push-notifications system for my ASP.NET MVC app. The idea is to use Redis for queueing, ServiceStack for queue processing and SignalR for push-notifications to implement a system ...
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Push vs Poll when large delay (hours) is acceptable

It seems commonsense nowadays that polling is a bad practice and pushing is the way to go when developing mobile applications that require to constantly receive data from a remote server. All major ...
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Best approach for near real time message passing from server to client across router?

I am developing an application which must run on up to thousands of client systems that I control (Linux) which are connected behind common NAT devices to public Internet. Each of these client ...
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Is it wrong to push messages from server to client in a client-server application?

I practically never see any web application where server pushes messages to the client. While pushing messages from server to client is hugely used in multiplayer games, why this model is so underused ...
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Why is putting something on the stack called "push"?

According to http://dictionary.reference.com push verb (used with object) to press upon or against (a thing) with force in order to move it away. to move (something) in a specified ...
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Handling database schema changes when pushing new versions

During times of heavy development, the database schema changes both rapidly and continuously, and by the time our weekly push to the beta build comes around, the schema has changed so much that the ...
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Is there really such a thing as "push"?

Once you escape the realm of electrical signals and are dealing with software, is there really such a thing as a "push" architecture where there isn't periodic polling? I can't think of any design ...
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Scalable solution for website polling

I'm looking to add push notifications to one of my iOS apps. The app is a client for a website which doesn't offer push notifications. What I've come up with so far: App sends a message to home ...
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How can I best implement 'cache until further notice' with memcache in multiple tiers?

the term "client" used here is not referring to client's browser, but client server Before cache workflow 1. client make a HTTP request --> 2. server process --> 3. store parsed results into ...
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How does "new message" notification work?

I'm interested to know the implementation of the 'new message' in gmail for example. I know that ajax is used, but what else it is used on the server and client side. Can you explain me the scenario? ...
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