bsutter at redhat.com
Mon Sep 17 19:51:43 EDT 2012
A node version
On Sep 17, 2012, at 7:25 PM, Burr Sutter wrote:
> I was thinking about this same topic last week :-)
> I wonder if we can "port" a PHP or Node.js option over to Java.
> I spent a couple of hours trying to get a Cordova app + Urban Airship working last week but run into a problem. I need to revisit it this week.
> On Sep 17, 2012, at 7:01 PM, Glen Daniels wrote:
>> Hey team,
>> So thinking a bit about the Android roadmap, and realizing that for
>> either the Android or the iOS libs to work well (i.e. without killing
>> the batteries of end-users' phones), we're going to need to do push
>> A quick recap - if we want to know when data on the backend has been
>> updated without a manual "refresh" button, we either have to 1) poll
>> (which sucks, uses network resources, and doesn't work in the background
>> on iOS devices) or 2) use push (for which there are specific APIs for
>> Android and iOS, and there are also "higher level" push service
>> providers such as Urban Airship).
>> Yes, polling can be used as a fallback, but for any serious application
>> that needs live or background updates, push is the only way to go. Yes,
>> this means another coupling point to "our" server (or at least
>> contract-compatible servers).
>> Just wanting to make sure that this is on everyone's radar.
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