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One key metric used to determine the success of an application is repeat usage. User acquisition costs can be high, and after you attract users, you must provide a predictable, nonintrusive method to inform them when you have something that requires their attention.
Push notifications are a mechanism that allows you to inform users that the application has new information for them. Notifications can take many forms: An enterprise app might inform users of a purchase order pending approval, or a game may alert users that it is their turn to play. When done properly, push notifications are a great tool to drive efficiency gains in the enterprise and engagement in commercial iOS applications.
Apple provides two notification ...