Find out how to configure a Xamarin.Forms app to receive push notifications on the Windows platform via the Windows Push Notification Service.
- [Instructor] So by far the easiest…and most flexible push notification system…is the windows push notification service,…often referred to as WNS.…Not only is it the easiest and most flexible…and definitely the most powerful,…but setup for Windows notifications is just a breeze.…In fact, when you register your app with the Windows Store,…all of the heavy lifting is already done for you…when it comes to notifications.…The worst that we would have to do is copy and paste…a couple of values and throw them over…in the configuration for our Azure Notification Hub.…
So not only is it simple, but the notification platform,…this idea of interactive toast, tiles that are adaptive…in the power of sending some of these things…into background tasks really blows the other platforms away.…So if we saw a bigger uptake probably in Windows Mobile,…we would see some of these other services jumping onboard…and trying to emulate some of the things…that the Windows platform have done.…But all in all, extremely simple to integrate,…
Note: This course is part 7 of a 9-part series, Mastering Xamarin.Forms Development, which explains how to build robust, cross-platform mobile apps with Xamarin.Forms. Visit Scott Peterson's instructor page to watch the entire series.
- Notification configurations for Android, iOS, and Windows
- Configuring push notification services
- Adding platform-specific notification support
- Responding to notifications