Football Hack

On Saturday, we had the pleasure of sponsoring and attending the first ever Football Hack Day, hosted at Google Campus London and co-organized by X8. The aim was to build apps related to football. Contestants were supplied with two match-data APIs, with information supplied by The first was a HTTP API featuring the events, […]


Last week, SimpleWeb, an awesome software agency in Bristol, put on a terrific hacknight. We at Pusher were very proud to be sponsors. The objective was simply to build realtime apps using Pusher within 3 hours. Hamilton and I, Pusher’s two Growth Engineers, attended, adjudicating and helping participants out with all things Pusher related. It […]

This article is part of Building Realtime Apps Tutorials series, updated on a regular basis. Following the release of AtomPair, our remote pairing plugin for Atom.IO, we thought we’d share how we made it. This blog post is partly to act as a demonstration of how to use presence channels and client events to easily […]


We really love Atom at Pusher. Its customizability is hugely beneficial to our workflow, and its API is awesome and very well documented indeed. There is a big community building around it, and the product seems to get better with every release. However, there was always one thing we wanted to do with it… You […]

This article is part of our series of tutorials ‘Building Realtime Applications’, updated on a regular basis. Let’s say you’re working remote, but – alas – alone and out of the loop, you want to see who’s in the office right now. Maybe a storm has hit your project, or maybe you just want to […]

It’s my first week at Pusher and, intrigued by Pusher’s realtime Reddit feed, I wanted to have a go at making my first Websockets API. Being a huge fan of AngularJS, I also wanted to see for myself how simple it is to make the framework realtime with Pusher’s new Angular library. NASA, with space […]