Real Time notifications using slanger and sidekiq

Did you want Real Time Notifications in your web app? Here is how to do it using Slanger and Sidekiq with a ready to use demo repository.

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With the increasing expectation of web-applications, everyone wants real time updates or real time notifications to improve the web portals user experience. Understandably, my project required Real time notifications too. I successfully implemented and deployed on production. During my development I found some interesting gems, javascript libraries that I came across. So I thought it would be helpful if I share my experience. To make it more useful I have created a sample repository for demonstrating Real Time notifications for your further reference.

The AIM: Notify the user with a reminder on specific user defined date and time using Web notifications.

I choose slanger gem. (Recently updated by Jiren to make it compatible with rails4). To make it work, add pusher to rails app and for slanger instead of adding it in rails Gemfile, I created a sub directory called ‘slanger’ in my rails project and added slanger. Now we are done with…

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About Gautam Rege

Rubyist, Entrepreneur and co-founder of Josh-Software - one of the leading Ruby development shops in India.
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