By Josh Morony
If you’ve used pretty much any app at all, then you would have received a notification from it at some point. Notifications are little messages from a specific app that can pop up on the user’s device to alert them to something, even if they are not currently using that particular app.
There are two main types of notifications when it comes to mobile applications: local notifications and push notifications. It can be a little confusing to understand the difference, but essentially: