I was wondering if Pushwoosh had the ability to send a notification through their 3rd party Java API to push a notification on the phone but not actually display it in the phone's notification tray.

The use case is this: - I want to update a stream of messages when new content comes in automatically. I'm currently using a long polling technique with an available manual refresh. I was hoping to replace that with a pushwoosh notification when a message is sent to that stream and handle it accordingly. Obviously, I don't want a badge to show for each and every message for that stream. That would be very obnoxious.

Is this something pushwoosh can do? Or should I investigate websockets?

Since I'm currently using pushwoosh for other notifications, I wanted to see if they had this behavior before I switched over to websockets.

asked 14 Oct '15, 13:45
gabaum10's gravatar image

gabaum10
111

You can use "silent" (aka "newsstand" on iOS) notifications. This would trigger the app to run in the background but will not display any notification.

permanent link
answered 19 Oct '15, 21:24
shader's gravatar image

shader
3.9k7

Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:

×446
×326
×47

question asked: 14 Oct '15, 13:45

question was seen: 818 times

last updated: 19 Oct '15, 21:24