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BlackBerry Development Fundamentals by John M. Wargo

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6Pushing Data to Internal (BES) Users

As mentioned in Chapter 5, “BlackBerry Application Data Push,” each BlackBerry application type supports push. When pushing to the BlackBerry browser or to Java applications, the push process is almost exactly the same. The only difference between the two is the port number on the device on which the destination application is listening.

To push data to a BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) connected BlackBerry device, you must write an application to perform the push for you. Your application connects to MDS (via HTTP) and delivers the data you want pushed. MDS works with the BES to locate the user and push the data to the specified application (via a port number specified in the push request). Depending ...

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