In another post, we introduced you to the publish/subscribe messaging API. The API can be used to broadcast messages that can be received by multiple client apps.
Be sure to check out our guide to building a Flutter chat app to see pub/sub messaging in action.
Note: It is important to distinguish between pub/sub messages and Push Notification messages. There are a number of technical differences and purposes where an app should use one mechanism over the other.
When developing and debugging applications that use the Backendless pub/sub API, it may be very handy to publish messages without writing additional code. For this purpose, Backendless Console supports the message publishing function. To see it in action, run the subscriber code from the previous post and then: