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loopback-component-push

Loopback Push Notification

LoopBack Push Notification Component

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This module provides a set of LoopBack models to enable mobile device push notifications.

Please see the full documentation: Push notifications.

NOTE: The loopback-component-push module supersedes loopback-push-notification. Please update your package.json accordingly.

  • Device model and APIs to manage devices with applications and users
  • Application model to provide push settings for device types such as ios and android
  • Notification model to capture notification messages and persist scheduled notifications
  • Optional Job to take scheduled notification requests
  • Push connector that interact with device registration records and push providers such as APNS, GCM, and MPNS
  • Push model to provide high level APIs for device-independent push notifications

This module includes an example LoopBack server application.

To run it, use these commands:

$ cd example/server
$ npm install
$ bower install
$ node app

Open your browser to http://127.0.0.1:3010.

By default, the application uses an in-memory store for the application/installation data. To change to a MongoDB instance, set the MONGODB environment variable to the MongoDB URL. For example,

MONGODB=mongodb://localhost/demo node app

The iOS example app uses the LoopBack iOS SDK to enable and handle push notifications.

The Android example app uses the LoopBack Android SDK to enable and handle push notifications.