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WebSocket in Background transfer and NSURLSession in Xamarin.iOS

I am looking into creating a Xamarin.iOS app that can connect to a WebSocket server when the app is backgrounded or suspended. The app is expected to close the channel once it receives a certain ‘close’ message from the server. As per Apple’s documentation, NSUrlSession allows to create a WebSocket task for the provided URL. […]

By theTruthIsOutThere
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Websockets vs. iOS Push Notifications

Take an iOS app like Instagram. Instagram is fundementally a real-time application that updates its UI whenever a user interacts with you. For example, if someone likes your post and you are using the app, the UI is updated to trigger dopamine release and inform you that something has hapened to one of your posts. […]

Xamarin Forms: How do I implement WebSockets?

We want to transfer data from a client to a server in realtime, so we have decided to go with WebSockets. Using Xamarin.Forms it was surprisingly difficult to find a suitable WebSocket library. The best match was “WebSocket4Net” because it is directly suggested on Xamarin’s Homepage. However I was not able to install this library, […]

By Shanakor
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