Sending Push Notifications to iOS and Android Applications With Ruby on Rails

Push Notification with Hybrid appA few days ago I created the article describing how to implement push notifications for iOS and Android for you hybrid mobile app. Now it’s time to discribe server-side. Usually I’m using Rails for server-side, so this example will be about Rails.

Sending push notifications with Rails is quite easy, but have some nuances, which should be implemented.

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Push Notifications With Apache Cordova

Push Notification with Hybrid appThis is a small tutorial which show how to implement push notifications feature for your hybrid mobile app built with Cordova-based technology (Phonegap, Apache Cordova, Ionic framework).

Push notifications depends not only on your application code, but also require some other stuff, such as server setup for sending notifications and API keys/certificates setup.

I’ll describe how to setup push notifications for iOS and Android platforms without any pain.

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Music and Sounds With Your Cordova/Phonegap Application

Cordova Music Plugin for Apache CordovaMusic and sound effects on your Apache Cordova / Phonegap mobile application is not seem to be a headpain. The recommended plugin works great for me with both iOS and Android.
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Background Geolocation With Apache Cordova

Background geolocation looks like a simple thing to implement, but now with hybrid app, such as Apache Cordova apps. This is because all JavaScript code execution in WebView will be stopped when you’ll “minimize” app or your device will go to sleep mode. But this can be solved by using the native apps or Cordova plugins. Today we’ll learn how to create a mobile app with background geolocation feature using Apache Cordova and one plugin.

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Google Places Autocomplete With Ionic Framework

Google Places Autocomplete with Ionic
If you need to setup an address field with address input, autocomplete can be a good idea. But the better idea can be to use Google Places API for that. Unfortunately, Google Places autocomplete doesn’t works out of box with Ionic framework. I developed the simple directive which can replace default autocomplete behaviour and works with Ionic framework like charm.
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