Overview of push notifications in the Windows App SDK
WinUI applications can leverage different types of notifications in the Windows App SDK. The notifications APIs were added in Windows App SDK 1.3 and can be either sent locally or through a cloud service, depending on the notification type. We most often associate notifications with the small, pop-up windows in the corner of the screen, called toast notifications, in Windows. However, a visual indicator isn’t required for all notifications. They can also be used to signal your app to activate and perform an action or sync data from a remote service without relying on a timer in the app.
Raw push notifications
These internal notifications are known as raw push notifications. They require no user interaction and don’t signal the user with a toast notification. Push notifications leverage the Windows Push Notification Services (WNS), which is part of the Microsoft Store services. To publish an application in the...