Push and notification are two different APIs.
- Push — it is invoked when the server supplies information to a Service Worker.
- Notification — this is the action of a Service Worker or a script in a web app that shows information to the user.
“No more flapping. Define triggers the smart way.” is a very useful article from the Zabbix Weblog on how to setup sensible, flapping-aware triggers in Zabbix.
I’m sure every single person on this planet has a limit to how many up and down notifications he can receive …
Catching up with emails, I saw this email from the Google Calendar team:
Starting on June 27th, 2015, SMS notifications from Google Calendar will no longer be sent. SMS notifications launched before smartphones were available. Now, in a world with smartphones and notifications, you can get richer, more reliable experience on your mobile device, even offline.
Too bad I say. SMS notifications is one of the features I use and love the most about the Google Calendar. My smartphone is full of all kind notifications. In this day and age, it seems, every up considers it it’s duty to add something to the notification bar. I’ll never configure each one of those to have a different sound, vibration mode, or LED color. I don’t really care about them no more.
The ONLY notification that I care about 24×7, since my sysadmin shift days, is the SMS. An SMS wakes me up in the middle of the night. An SMS draws my attention in the noisiest of places. An SMS interrupts my meetings. That’s the one and only instance notification that I respect.
And now, it’s disappearing from the Google Calendar…
Pushover – simple notifications for Android, iOS, and Desktop.
huginn – build agents that monitor and act on your behalf
What is Huginn?
Huginn is a system for building agents that perform automated tasks for you online. They can read the web, watch for events, and take actions on your behalf. Huginn’s Agents create and consume events, propagating them along a directed event flow graph. Think of it as Yahoo! Pipes plus IFTTT on your own server. You always know who has your data. You do.