Mobile Developers love to imagine the users of their apps using the app all day. Push notifications allows developers to reach their users and perform small tasks even when users aren’t actively using an app.
Google has created Firebase Cloud Messaging for helping developers sending Push Notifications to their apps. You just need to login to your Google account and after some setup, you can easily send push notifications. What if you could send notifications from your Mac ? With this in mind, I’ve decided to create a Mac OS X App called Push Robot.
Push Robot allows you to send Push Notifications to your apps using FCM, all you need is the Server Key and the Topic or Device’s Token(to send push notifications to a single app).
To get the Server Key:
- click the settings icon/cog wheel next to your project name at the top of the new Firebase Console
- Click Project settings
- Click on the Cloud Messaging tab
- The key is right under Server Key
Now you can send a push notification to a topic which can reach millions of users or for specific users using the device’s token.
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