Notes on Google Firebase Cloud Messaging

I'm a huge fan of Firebase, so I'm very excited that Google Cloud Messaging [GCM] has been re-branded Firebase Cloud Messaging [FCM], which can be used for cross platform messaging. It's actually very simple to set this up on Android and IOS, but what's more interesting is the web client. I was really hoping things … Continue reading Notes on Google Firebase Cloud Messaging

Integrating Twitter & WordPress

You might have noticed a new widget on the right titled 'My Tweets'. For the web-savvy this of course shows my recent Twitter messages. For the un-initiated, Twitter is a micro-blogging service. Basically, imagine writing an sms or text from your cell phone, then sending it not to just one person, but to anyone who … Continue reading Integrating Twitter & WordPress