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message_pushover
A message provider that allows push notifications via the pushover.net service. Push notifications to Android and iOS devices with ease!
Maintained by: Picture of Jason Fowler Jason Fowler

A message provider that allows push notifications via the pushover.net service.

Admins, get notifications of backup processes, errors, login issues, etc.

Teachers, get notifications of submissions, etc.

Students, get notifications of deadlines and much more.

Push notifications to Android and iOS devices easily!

 

NOTE: You will need to have purchased the Android or iOS Pushover application for your preferred device before you can receive notifications.

This plugin contains potential privacy issues:
Disclosure of details to pushover.net services

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Jason Fowler (Lead maintainer)
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  • MD shot of me from his iphone4
    Tue, Sep 10, 2013, 4:44 PM
    Thanks for your contribution Jason.
    I tried this out by creating a free account at pushover.net, installing and configuring this (app key as well as user key for my user) without issues on 2.5.

    However after i enabled messages to be sent via pushover i faced a :
    "{"device":"invalid","errors":["device is invalid or user has no enabled devices"],"status":0,"request":"34534.....eaf26"} - perhaps i'm supposed to configure more things? or install other applications and devices. (pushover has my email but i didn't receive notifications via email which seems to suggest device notifications only?)

    This may be a good time to perhaps link to some documentation to help get users started on this.
    While we're on urls,
    consider adding, via 'Edit this plugin' :
    - documentation url
    - code repository url
    - issue tracker url

    Hopefully we can get this shared soon and well! smile
  • MD shot of me from his iphone4
    Tue, Sep 10, 2013, 4:49 PM
    Also, '$DB->insert_record('message_processors', $provider);' shouldn't be needed within your plugin's install.php . Moodle should automatically do this during plugin installation
  • Capt. Moodle
    Fri, Sep 13, 2013, 12:17 PM
    Jason - Many thanks for sharing this plugin with the Moodle community. I noticed a validation warning:

    Maturity information ($plugin->maturity) not found in version.php

    Also, I noticed the copyright indicates All Rights Reserved which I believe in contrary to GPL. Would you mind removing the All Rights Reserved statement from all of the files?

    I also like to encourage folks to follow the Moodle recommended Github repository naming convention for their plugins which is moodle-{plugintype}_{pluginname}. Would you mind renaming the repository to moodle-message_pushover.

    Thanks for your attention to these details. For the moment, I am going to mark this plugin as needing more work; however, once you get things tidied up we can schedule it for another look and hopefully get it promptly approved.

    Peace - Anthony
  • Capt. Moodle
    Fri, Sep 13, 2013, 12:54 PM
    Thanks Jason - looks great. I'm approving it now. Peace - Anthony
  • Capt. Moodle
    Sat, Apr 19, 2014, 1:03 PM
    Jason - Might I ask you take a look at:

    http://docs.moodle.org/dev/Messaging_2.0#Message_types_.28providers.29

    and

    http://docs.moodle.org/dev/Messaging_2.0#Message_outputs_.28processors.29

    There is a distinction made between Message types (providers) and Message outputs (processors). You mentioned that this is a message type provider in the description; however, I suspect it is really a message output processor. When you can, would you mind checking to see if that might be updated to avoid confusion? Peace - Anthony
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