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i am currently designing a WPF application that requires the use of push notification to the client device(For example if a operator is assigned a new task by the administrator, a push notification will be sent to the operator device and when the operator check the task as finished a push notification will be sent to the Administrators device). And also i want changes to the database data to reflect immediately on the client side. How can i go about this ? I figure WCF might be my best option but i don't know what to do?
Posted 23-Dec-12 11:05am

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Look for duplex communications inside wcf. This facility allows you to reopen publication/subscription principle.
For example when you perform login request from a client side, WCF service will authorize this user and (for example) assign it to a specific group (for example: your's operator), then when some trigger is invoked, it will performs publication of specified message to a operator's group and broadcast it ... etc.
Another option could be SignalR (from ASP WEB stack).
Kaito Hack at 11-Feb-14 3:34am
I have a very similar case here, is there a sample or detailed article to illustrate the solution?
Oleksandr Kulchytskyi at 11-Feb-14 3:44am
There are a lot of samples here:
the articles above related to the WCF duplex communication, what is concersn signalR read about it on the Microsoft site.
With regards, Oleksandr.

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