We are developing a real time android chat application that will support text and image messaging. It will also sort other users based on their location and proximity to the user. Is using pubnub and parse a viable solution?
How can we implement sending image messages using Pubnub? Also, can we use firebase for the same? Which one is a better solution in terms of development effort, cost & scalability?
Best How To :
Parse & PubNub for Location Based Image Messaging and Chat
Here are a few resources that will help you get started with PubNub and Parse for Location Based Image Messaging and Chat. Note that we have an officially supported PubNub Parse Cloud Code SDK to help simplify your integration needs.
Location based Geohashing Chat by User Proximity
Realtime Collaboration Sync with Parse API and PubNub
How do I publish a message from Parse?