Are iOS push notifications needed for this use case?

Thomas McGrath III mcgrath3 at mac.com
Tue Dec 6 23:52:23 EST 2011


Keith,
The one that I am looking into is Urban Airship http://urbanairship.com/pricing/ but it is not free but does cover iOS Android and Blackberry…

Basic Free is a pay per message version that I am looking into. THe API looks straight forward and might work with LC.

HTHs

-- Tom McGrath III
http://lazyriver.on-rev.com
3mcgrath at comcast.net

On Dec 6, 2011, at 12:13 PM, Keith Clarke wrote:

> 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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