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Windows Application Development Cookbook by Marcin Jamro

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Receiving push notifications

You could be accustomed to receiving various notifications on your smartphone, for example, after obtaining a new e-mail message or after publishing a post on your profile in social media. So do you think it is possible to add such a feature to your application as well and receive notifications in circumstances related to your project, such as when a new message has been received or when a user has been followed by another?

Of course, this is possible. However, adding support for push notifications requires a bit more development effort because preparing both the server side and client side is necessary. The client-side solution is presented and explained in the current recipe, but the server-side implementation is ...

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