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Windows Azure Mobile Services provides an easy to use API for sending notifications to your Android apps. In this video Chris Risner demonstrates step by step how you can add Push Notifications to send alerts, toasts and sound notifications to your app. The demo includes:
Provisioning a Mobile Service
Registering your Android app for push notifications with Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) and receiving a registration ID
Setting the GCM API key in your Mobile Service
Sending your registration ID to your Mobile Services
Sending notifications as Inserts occur on your Mobile Service
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