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Simon MacDonald

Simon MacDonald

Senior Software Engineer, Adobe

Simon has over fifteen years of development experience and has worked on a variety of projects including object oriented databases, police communication systems, speech recognition and unified messaging. His current focus is contributing to the open source PhoneGap project to enable developers to create cross platform mobile applications using Web technologies. Simon’s been building web applications since the days they were written using shell scripts and he still has nightmares about those dark days.


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PhoneGap Push Notifications

In this workshop we'll walk through adding push notification capabilities to your application. You'll learn how to set up a Google Cloud Messaging project for Android notifications and adding push capabilities to your iOS certificate and provisioning profiles. You'll gain an understanding of how to register with your remote push service and handle incoming notifications. Advanced topics will include how to add action buttons, responding to silent push notifications and testing using node.js.