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We love CLI tools like Heroku Toolbelt, and we got to talking about how great it would be to offer this for our first product which offers pub/sub channels for realtime messaging. In the future, beta products like Chatkit or Push Notifications will be available from the Pusher CLI. It all started when we built […]

In this tutorial, we’ll be implementing the classic game Tic-Tac-Toe with React Native and Pusher. This tutorial assumes that you already have a basic knowledge of React Native. Prerequisites Pusher Account – a Pusher account is needed to create a Pusher instance that we will be using in this tutorial. If you don’t already have […]

Augmented Reality (AR) has a lot of interesting and practical use cases. One of them is location. With iOS 11, the ability to use ARKit to create AR apps and combine them with multiple libraries has opened a lot of possibilities. In this tutorial, we’re going to combine the power of ARKit, CoreLocation, and Pusher […]

In June 2017, Twitter updated their web and Android apps with an interesting feature: realtime tweet statistics. In case you’re not familiar with Twitter, it simply means that you get to see the number of Likes or Retweets of a tweet increase (or decrease) as people around the world like or retweet it, without having […]

When building out applications, it’s not uncommon to have a commenting feature. With live commenting, comments added will update in realtime across all devices without the user refreshing the page. Applications like Facebook already have this feature. In this post, we will build a basic commenting application. We will assume that the user is leaving […]

A few weeks ago in Polymer Summit 2017, Max Lynch and Adam Bradley introduced a new compiler which creates native Web Components. The compiler is called Stencil and it combines a lot of aspects from known libraries and frameworks such as React and Angular. In this article, we will familiarize ourselves with the basics of […]

Imagine a web application that you can browse, even with a very poor network connection. An offline web application that will still give access to up-to-date data and keep engaging users. This is the promise of progressive web applications and, as evident from testimonies of increased conversion rate by leading companies such as Twitter, Forbes, […]

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Pusher now integrates with Librato, a realtime cloud monitoring platform that provides visual dashboards for your metrics. This integration is available to all Pusher Pro accounts and up. When you set up your integration, you can choose between: full access record only access Follow these steps to set up your integration: Log in to Pusher.com […]

Realtime maps are very popular nowadays. Especially now that there are many on-demand transportation services like Uber and Lyft that have realtime location reporting. In this article, we are going to learn how to build a realtime map on iOS using Pusher. Before we continue, you’ll need to make sure you have all of the […]

Android Architecture Components version 1.0.0 has now been released, this means their API’s are now stable and you should be more comfortable with adopting it in your projects. What are Android Architecture Components? Android Architecture components (AAC) are a set of Android libraries that help you structure your application in a way that is robust, […]

In June 2017, Twitter updated their web and Android apps with an interesting feature: realtime tweet statistics. In case you’re not familiar with Twitter, it simply means that you get to see the number of Likes or Retweets of a tweet increase (or decrease) as people around the world like or retweet it, without having […]

Companies like Invision have built applications that designers use to get feedback from other people. A designer can just load the Invision application, upload their designs and send the link to the people that will leave feedback, and then they can leave their feedback on different parts of the design. This is good for the […]