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Android Chat with Google GCM XMPP

This Android tutorial is to walk you through create an Android chat application using Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) using its Google Cloud Connection Server (CSS) via XMPP. Using Google CCS we can send upstream messages from an Android device to another and we will be using that feature primarily to do this chat application. If […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 17/06/2014.

Google Cloud Messaging GCM CCS with XMPP

As part of Google Cloud Messaging (GCM), Google provides an XMPP endpoint and that is called the Google Cloud Connection Server (CCS). It provides support for persistent asynchronous and most importantly bidirectional connection. When we use HTTP server, we can send only downstream messages to Android devices using Google GCM server. With Google CCS, we […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 22/05/2014.

Android Device to Device Messaging using Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) via Http

This Android tutorial will help to learn Android device to device messaging using Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) via a GCM Http server. This is just an improvisation of downstream messaging using GCM server. Communication flow originates from an Android device and the message to be communicated will be sent to GCM application server. From that […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 30/03/2014.

Android Multicast Notification using Google Cloud Messaging (GCM)

Google Cloud Messaging for Android (GCM) is a platform provided by Google for developers for sending tiny notification messages to Android applications installed on Android devices. Instead of mobile applications pinging a server for messages, alternately server can notify the application. This will improve the user experience and save resources in mobile devices. In an […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 06/03/2014.

Google Cloud Messaging GCM for Android and Push Notifications

Google cloud messaging (GCM) is an Android platform API provided by Google for sending and receiving push notifications to and from an Android application. This is one of the most important arsenal in an Android developer’s armory. Let us consider an email android application, it is not efficient to have the application ping the server […]
Published to Android Tutorial on 23/01/2014.