iPhone notifications

People seem to think that for the iPhone, ‘notifications’ mean ‘not really runing in the background, but merely gets woken up by a server ping’. From a strictly engineering point of view, this might be true, yes, your code is not running. But from a user point of view, what code is running is totally irrelevant. The ‘application’ as a user interaction experience can keep running in the background, do things, and notify you when there’s an incoming call. Where the code is actually running is irrelevant.

Published by Tom Insam

programming / london / san francisco / bacon

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