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Johann Dowa

Tutorial: iOS Push Notification Services For Beginners

I’ve posted about push notifications a couple of times on this site such in the tutorial on how to create a push notification server, and a post about the open source APNS-PHP server.

What I hadn’t posted yet was a tutorial demonstrating how to implement the push notification services within your app’s for complete push notification beginners.

Fortunately, Matthijs  Hollejmans has created an excellent step-by-step guide showing exactly how to implement push notifications into your apps.

The tutorial starts right from the beginning going through what to place in your push notifications, iOS certificate creation, creating a simple app for which the push notifications will be generated, and how to set up a push notification server locally so that you can test everything out.

You can find the tutorial here:

Apple Push Notification Services Tutorial: Part 1/2
Apple Push Notification Services Tutorial: Part 2/2

If you’ve wanted to set up push notifications and have been looking for a tutorial that takes you right from the start through to working push notifications then this is it!

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