Are iOS push notifications needed for this use case?

Keith Clarke keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk
Tue Dec 6 11:13:49 CST 2011


Thanks for the confirmation that it's push notifications I need, Tom. 

Before I put LiveCode on ice as a platform for iOS apps (as I've already had to for web apps), are there any examples of these third-party solutions that play nicely with LC?
Best,
Keith..  

On 6 Dec 2011, at 14:40, Thomas McGrath III wrote:

> Keith,
> 
> As of this moment RunRev has not implemented the push notification APIs for iOS into LiveCode. There are third party solutions outside of LC. I also have a vital need for Push Notification.
> 
> 
> -- Tom McGrath III
> http://lazyriver.on-rev.com
> 3mcgrath at comcast.net
> 
> On Dec 6, 2011, at 5:36 AM, Keith Clarke wrote:
> 
>> Hi folks,
>> I'm considering LiveCode for an iOS app but I think I need push notification support. 
>> 
>> The use case is to alert users of app-specific messages waiting (even when the application is not active) and set the little 'messages waiting' counter on the app's icon. I'm looking for on-device behaviour much like with the Mail app. 
>> 
>> Is this use case supportable with LiveCode as-is or do I need to look elsewhere unless/until RunRev implement support for push notifications?
>> Best,
>> Keith.. 
>> 
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