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This tutorial will walk you through how to successfully send push notifications to an application using Google Cloud Messaging (GCM).

Part 1—Client App covers the setup needed for a client application to register with GCM, send that registration information to the app server, and handle notifications it receives.

The parts in this process are:

  1. Get Project Number
  2. Enable API
  3. Get API Key
  4. Get Google-Services Configuration (JSON) File
  5. Set Android Build Dependencies
  6. Android Manifest Modification
  7. Create Service Classes
  8. Fill in MainActivity.java Class
  9. Add in Strings
  10. Add in Colors
  11. Add in Layout
  12. Next Steps

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