Multi-Channel Notifications in Ruby on Rails with Noticed gem and Pushpad

In this tutorial we explain how to use the pushpad gem with the noticed gem to create multi-channel notifications in a Rails application. In particular we’ll use the noticed gem for the notifications in general, while Pushpad will be used to deliver the web push notifications in real time, even when the website is closed.

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Web Push Notifications: Standard and Official Documentation

“Web Push Notifications” is a general term to refer to the push notifications sent by websites and web apps. However, if you are looking for an official document that defines the “Web Push Notifications” standard, you won’t find it. This is because this technology is made up of different technologies, each one serving to a specific purpose. Let’s find out what these technologies are and where the official standards are located (documentation).

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