User Notifications in Depth

Sam Jarman, SailthruPart of DW16

Parse is going away. Now is a great time to revise how you’re using push and what more you could do to make your users smile. Gone are the days where pushes are nothing but annoying and unwanted messages doomed for instant dismissal. Instead, notifications can be a powerful tool for engagement and out-of-app interactions. This talk covers the changes in iOS 8 and 9, creating and managing local notifications, and handling actions and text input.

Sam Jarman is an iOS Developer at Sailthru in Wellington, New Zealand. Sam has been a long time iOS dev since the early days. Sam is passionate about creating prod ucts with engaging and delightful user experience. Outside of code, Sam enjoys improvised acting, running and geeking out.