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Migrating to Windows Phone by Jeff Blankenburg, Jesse Liberty

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CHAPTER 8

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Get Pushy: Using Push Notifications to Keep Your Users Up-to-Date

This chapter will focus on keeping your users up-to-date. Push Notifications are certainly one way to do that, but we’re also going to focus on Live Tile updates from your application.

For those of you that aren't familiar with Push Notifications, how they work, or the purpose they serve, we have a story for you about the US Postal Service.

Understanding Push Notifications (and the US Postal Service)

Let's pretend that Microsoft's Push Notification Service is the Post Office. Everyone has gotten mail in the past, and this seems to work as a great analogy. The Microsoft ...

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