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GoInstant-to-PubNub Conceptual Developer Translation Guide
BuildAug 4, 2014

GoInstant-to-PubNub Conceptual Developer Translation Guide

GoInstant-to-PubNub Code Migration Overview We’re sorry to hear about the discontinuation of GoInstant. PubNub offers comparable features to GoInstant and we’d love to have you migrate to our network. Along with a complete set of migration tools and docs, we are also offering a free month to any GoInstant...
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
Building a Chatroom UI Tutorial
ChatAug 4, 2014

Building a Chatroom UI Tutorial

This blog post walks you through building a chatroom UI for self-destructing chat. However, the UI can be applied to any chatroom as well.

Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
Migrating Your Chat Widget from GoInstant to PubNub
ChatAug 3, 2014

Migrating Your Chat Widget from GoInstant to PubNub

Good News! We’ve launched an all new Chat Resource Center. We recommend checking out our new Chat Resource Center, which includes overviews, tutorials, and design patterns for building and deploying mobile and web chat. Take me to the Chat Resource Center → On August 1st, GoInstant announced the...
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
PubNub Welcomes GoInstant Developers with Migration Tools
BuildAug 2, 2014

PubNub Welcomes GoInstant Developers with Migration Tools

On August 1st, GoInstant announced the shutdown of their service as of August 31, 2014. PubNub is here to help ease your transition by providing you tools to migrate to our globally replicated data stream network. Unfortunately, if you don’t export your GoInstant data, GoInstant has announced they will...
Stephen Blum
Stephen Blum
CTO, PubNub
Matchmaking Algorithm: Skill-based Matchmaking
GamingJul 31, 2014

Matchmaking Algorithm: Skill-based Matchmaking

In this blog post, we’ll walk you through how to build skill based matchmaking, matching users with one another based on skill.

Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
How to Send a Self-Destructing Message
ChatJul 30, 2014

How to Send a Self-Destructing Message

This tutorial walks you through how to send a TLS encrypted, self-destructing message in a chatroom that will destruct after a customizable, predetermined amount of time

Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
Create Encrypted Chat Messages
ChatJul 29, 2014

Create Encrypted Chat Messages

This blog post walks you through sending encrypted chat messages, and overall shows you how to build a self destructing chatroom app.

Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
Building a Messaging Layer for a Dating App with PubNub
ChatJul 28, 2014

Building a Messaging Layer for a Dating App with PubNub

Dating app uses PubNub Data Streams to power its real-time messaging layer, as well as its matchmaking game.

Developer Relations Team
Developer Relations Team
ARM-powered Wireless Platform Opens Doors for IoT
InsightsJul 25, 2014

ARM-powered Wireless Platform Opens Doors for IoT

Flutter Wireless is an ARM-powered wireless Arduino with 1000m+ (3200 ft) range and 256-bit AES hardware encryption that opens the doors for IoT connectivity.

Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll