sms,MMS, and Push Notificstions

William Prothero waprothero at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 14:49:49 EDT 2017


Mike:
Me too on Richard’s request. I think the livecode lesson is a good start, but yes, setting up the server is another issue entirely. Since you’ve been through this process, it would be very useful to hear which learning resources you found most useful.

Here are a couple of promising links I found by Googling around.

This youtube video looks quite promising. It shows how to set up a server and the push notifications are sent using a cron job. I would bet the php code could be easily modified to sent the notification from a command on an app or mobile device.
https://youtu.be/x4swrHvBqEw <https://youtu.be/x4swrHvBqEw>
More similar:
https://webresourcesdepot.com/easy-apns-apple-push-notifications-with-php-and-mysql/ <https://webresourcesdepot.com/easy-apns-apple-push-notifications-with-php-and-mysql/>
https://code.google.com/archive/p/php-apns/ <https://code.google.com/archive/p/php-apns/>
I don’t know what would be required for sending notifications to Android mobile devices.

Best,
Bill P


> On Aug 16, 2017, at 11:27 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Mike Kerner wrote:
> 
> > I disagree with Ben on the effort of rolling your own.  The first one
> > is probably some work, until you understand how push works, but after
> > you understand, it is pretty easy.
> 
> I don't mind learning new things, and I often prefer the control I get with my own private systems.
> 
> What resources would you recommend for learning more about setting up a notification server?
> 
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