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Push Notification Service handling Apple Push Notification Service (APNS), and Google Cloud Messaging (GCM).

Project description

A Push Notification Service, written in Python, handling Apple APNS, and Google GCM.


Pulsus configuration file over at /home/example/etc/pulsus/pulsus.conf:

address =
port = 8321

cert_file_pem = /home/example/etc/pulsus/apns-dev.pem

cert_file_pem = /home/example/etc/pulsus/apns.pem


A logging.conf file is required to be present in the same directory. Then, start as follows:

/home/example/virtualenv/bin/python -m pulsus.server.serve /home/example/etc/pulsus/


Export your certificate from Keychain in .p12 format. Then:

openssl pkcs12 -in certificate.p12 -out apns.pem -nodes



from pulsus.client import Client
from import APNSNotification
from import GCMJSONMessage

android_message = GCMJSONMessage(
    data={'message': 'Hello World!'})

ios_message = APNSNotification(
    alert='Helo World!')])

client = Client('', 8321)
client.push([android_message, ios_message])

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