Progressive Web Apps are about to get a huge bump in functionality on iOS devices. Starting in iOS 16.4, we will be able to receive push notifications natively on our iOS devices from our Ruby on Rails PWA. In this episode, we explore creating push notifications from scratch without the need of a Google or Apple developer account.
Using WebSockets, we are able to create a realtime notification between browsers. Useful for in-app messaging, chats, and more! Learn how to use Faye's Publish and Subscribe methods. I believe that this paves the way for successfully using and learning the upcoming ActionCable.