Breaking 25 trillion notifications for the BBC

In 2012, BBC needed to add a push notification service to its portfolio of mobile applications, with main focus on BBC News and BBC Sports. At the scale of the BBC, there was several key requirements that made it difficult to use an off-the-shelf application: A large number of deployed applications, in tens of millions. […]

ejabberd & Nintendo Switch NPNS

Last week, Taiyo Watanabe from Nintendo shared some insights about Nintendo Switch Push Notification infrastructure (NPNS) implementation. Here are some details from his presentation at ElixirFest conference. The Nintendo Switch NPNS is a large-scale realtime messaging service based on ejabberd. The game consoles are constantly connected to the infrastructure, listening for push notifications. So far, […]

Migrate your push notifications from Parse to Boxcar

In a recent blog post Parse has announced the retirement of its service. This action is in turn complemented with the provision of exporting tools and the open source release of the Parse Server implementation. However, according to the details about data exporting, Parse Server does not implement any push notification functionality and they recommend […]

XMPP Academy #3 Video and Slides

We recently had our third XMPP Academy live online event. Thank you for all our customers who attended and for all the questions we received. Here are the questions that were covered during that session: ejabberd questions: How does Apple and Google Push support work on ejabberd SaaS and ejabberd Business Edition ? direct link […]

Apple increasing security of Push service ahead of WWDC

Apple is tightening its push service encryption Since this morning, Apple has been changing the setting of the push sandbox. This is generally good news, but it means that if your push notification system is written in Erlang, using Erlang stock SSL module, it will not work. If your are using Erlang SSL to send […]

Writing web apps for Google Chrome using Boxcar Push Services

With the recent announcement of push notification support on Google Chrome for Android a new horizon of web applications is emerging. Even if both push and notification drafts are still going through continuous changes, we have published a beta version of our Boxcar SDK for Google Chrome browsers. Read the full post at our Boxcar […]

Boxcar Push: iOS and Android push for all mobile developers

ProcessOne is in the business of building and running huge real-time projects for our customers. It is often a cause of frustration when comes the time to explain what you are doing publicly. As we are working on large scale mission critical projects, this often means that we have agreed to keep our work strictly […]