How to

Collaboration

Build Collaborative Applications

Follow this how-to and learn how you can build and power your real-time collaborative applications with PubNub.
Push Notifications

Enabling Mobile Push Notifications: Android

Follow this how-to to enable PubNub's Mobile Push Gateway in the Admin Portal to send your Android users push notifications and alerts.
Gaming

How to Build Interactive 2d Chat Games

In this guide, we describe why you’d want to build a 2d game, types of 2d games, and tips for making your 2d games interactive, social, and engaging.
PubNub portal

Enabling Persistence

Follow this how-to to enable Persistence in the Admin Portal to persist all messages as they're published.
PubNub portal

Creating Keys

Follow this how-to on creating keys in the Admin Portal to connect your application to the PubNub network.
PubNub portal

Enabling Files

Follow this how-to on enabling Files in the Admin Portal to upload and share files.
PubNub portal

Enabling Objects

Follow this how-to on enabling Objects in the Admin Portal to to store metadata for users, channels, and memberships without the need of setting up your own database.
Push Notifications

Push Notifications

Follow this how-to to learn more about how you can leverage push notifications in your application to better keep your users engaged and informed.
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Geolocation

How to Explore Real-time Geolocation Solutions

This how-to will explain real-time geolocation services for developers, what to consider while building geolocation features, and how PubNub can make it easy to stream and use real-time location data.