This blog post was written under the Pusher Guest Writer program. When building realtime applications, we often want to know the actual time when a process or event occurs. For example, in an instant messaging application we want to know if and when our message was delivered to the intended client. We see this in […]

This blog post was written under the Pusher Guest Writer program. A realtime counter allows us to show the current active users without reloading the page. This paves a way to have better collaboration and brings dynamic feel to the application interface and a better usability. Today, we will create a realtime counter system using […]

This blog post was written under the Pusher Guest Writer program. Often, you have sets of data you want to present to your application users in a table, organised by score, or weight. It could be something as simple as top 10 posts on your website, or a fun leaderboard for a game you created. […]

This blog post was written under the Pusher Guest Writer program. In this tutorial, we are going to build a ‘who’s typing’ feature in an Android chat application using Pusher. A basic knowledge of how to build Android applications is assumed in this tutorial and we’ll be focusing on the implementation of the ‘who’s typing’ […]

This blog post was written under the Pusher Guest Writer program. A photo feed is a web feed that features image enclosures. It provides an easy, standard way to reference a list of images. Instagram and Flickr are examples of such a feed. Today, we will create a Realtime Photo Feed using Laravel and Pusher. […]

This blog post was written under the Pusher Guest Writer program. When I was a kid, my parents had a Kodak camera that they only used on vacations or special events. It used film rolls, and you had to take them to a specialty shop to have them developed so you could get your photos […]

This blog post was written under the Pusher Guest Writer program. Socializing with other users has been a trend for past few years and it is not going to go away. Having an anonymous public chat application where we can communicate within a group, put forth our opinions without the fear of leaking our identity […]

This blog post was written under the Pusher Guest Writer program. Realtime status update, particularly without polling our application for any updates, has always been a challenge. To that end, Laravel released its 5.4 version recently with a new broadcasting library: Echo. Instant messaging is the minimum feature requirement in any social network. With Laravel […]

This blog post was written under the Pusher Guest Writer program. Live commenting allows users to see new comments from other users without reloading the page. This paves a way to have better collaboration and conversation between friends and collaborators. It brings dynamic feel to the application interface and a better usability. Today, we will […]

This blog post was written under the Pusher Guest Writer program. Every second, thousands of tweets are tweeted on Twitter. To make sense of it all, we can track what interests us by following tweets with certain hashtags. In this tutorial, we’re going to build an iOS realtime Twitter feed app with Pusher to track […]

This blog post was written under the Pusher Guest Writer program. Activity feeds display our behaviour into an event-based timeline, so we can follow along with our actions as we experience a product. Having a realtime feed improves the user experience and gives instant data synchronisation relating to the actions taken by the user or […]

This blog post was written under the Pusher Guest Writer program. These days Social has become the buzzword and we all want our apps to be the centre of these amazing social conversations. Comments on a post, video, update or any feature of your new app is a great way to add fun & enriching […]