Receive notifications for play whe results, without the need to download an app.
Play whe results notifications demonstrates what a progressive web app (PWA) is, what it can do, and its potential to develop apps on devices.
What exactly is a progressive web app (PWA)?
PWA (in its most basic definition) is a combination of several technologies and a methodology of design, which works through a web browser on a device. Push notifications is a technology of progressive web apps.
How does it work?
A Push notification is almost identical to a notification you would receive on your device, through your favourite apps. Currently Push notifications only work on these browsers: Google Chrome, Firefox, IE Edge 17 and Samsung Internet.
While Safari is not currently supported, this may change in the near future. However, if you have Google Chrome 63 then you are in luck, because you will receive notifications through the Mac OS notification system.
In one of our previous blog posts we spoke about the relevance of website to web app and how Hermitt.biz stores a piece of itself on your device.
Play whe results stores a piece of itself on your device, but goes further by sending notifications when play whe results are made public, usually within 10-15 minutes.
Subscribe to receive notification
Receiving push notifications is easy; simply visit playwhe.ma.co.tt and click “enable notifications”, that’s it. Your device will receives notification on play whe draws.
When subscribed to notifications from a phone, the phone will receive notifications just like a native app. Here we have an example of a notification received by Google Chrome and another received by Mozilla Firefox. As you can see, Google Chrome notifications are a little more fancy.
Here is an example of a notification if you subscribe to notifications in a web browser from your desktop. Notice that the notifications look slightly different and give a few more options.
If you decide not to receive notifications, then revisit playwhe.ma.co.tt and click “disable notifications”.