Apple Push Notification Service vs CometD

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Apple Push Notification Service vs CometD: What are the differences?

What is Apple Push Notification Service? *A platform notification service *. It is the centerpiece of the remote notifications feature. It is a robust, secure, and highly efficient service for app developers to propagate information to iOS (and, indirectly, watchOS), tvOS, and macOS devices.

What is CometD? WebSocket & HTTP, highly scalable and clustered web messaging framework. It is a web server to push data to a browser, without the browser explicitly requesting it. It is an umbrella term, encompassing multiple techniques for achieving this interaction.

Apple Push Notification Service can be classified as a tool in the "Web Push Notifications" category, while CometD is grouped under "Realtime Backend / API".

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What is Apple Push Notification Service?

It is the centerpiece of the remote notifications feature. It is a robust, secure, and highly efficient service for app developers to propagate information to iOS (and, indirectly, watchOS), tvOS, and macOS devices.

What is CometD?

It is a web server to push data to a browser, without the browser explicitly requesting it. It is an umbrella term, encompassing multiple techniques for achieving this interaction.

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What are some alternatives to Apple Push Notification Service and CometD?
Google Cloud Messaging
Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) is a free service that enables developers to send messages between servers and client apps. This includes downstream messages from servers to client apps, and upstream messages from client apps to servers.
Android SDK
Android provides a rich application framework that allows you to build innovative apps and games for mobile devices in a Java language environment.
Firebase
Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
OneSignal
OneSignal is a high volume push notification service for websites and mobile applications. OneSignal supports all major native and mobile platforms by providing dedicated SDKs for each platform, a RESTful server API, and a dashboard.
Azure Notification Hubs
Tutorials, API references, and other documentation show you how to set up and send push notifications from any backend to any mobile device
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