Push Notification Using Firebase Cloud Messaging Using .NET

Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM) is a cross-platform messaging solution that lets you reliably deliver messages at no cost.

Steps to get server key / SenderID
  1. To get the keys, log in to Firebase account.
  2. Select the project from the list.
  3. Click on "Setting" gear icon and click "Project Settings". 

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  4. Click on "Cloud Messaging" tab to select "Server key" and "Sender key" from the below screen.

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Add the below code to send push notifications.
  1. //Create the web request with fire base API  
  2. WebRequest tRequest = WebRequest.Create("https://fcm.googleapis.com/fcm/send");  
  3. tRequest.Method = "post";  
  4. //serverKey - Key from Firebase cloud messaging server  
  5. tRequest.Headers.Add(string.Format("Authorization: key={0}", serverKey));  
  6. //Sender Id - From firebase project setting  
  7. tRequest.Headers.Add(string.Format("Sender: id={0}", senderId));  
  8. tRequest.ContentType = "application/json";  
  9. var payload = new {  
  10.     to = deviceId,  
  11.         priority = "high",  
  12.         content_available = true,  
  13.         notification = new {  
  14.             body = txtmsg,  
  15.                 title = txttitle.Replace(":"""),  
  16.                 sound = "sound.caf",  
  17.                 badge = badgeCounter  
  18.         },  
  19. };  
  20. var serializer = new JavaScriptSerializer();  
  21. Byte[] byteArray = Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes(payload);  
  22. tRequest.ContentLength = byteArray.Length;  
  23. using(Stream dataStream = tRequest.GetRequestStream()) {  
  24.     dataStream.Write(byteArray, 0, byteArray.Length);  
  25.     using(WebResponse tResponse = tRequest.GetResponse()) {  
  26.         using(Stream dataStreamResponse = tResponse.GetResponseStream()) {  
  27.             if (dataStreamResponse != null) using(StreamReader tReader = new StreamReader(dataStreamResponse)) {  
  28.                 String sResponseFromServer = tReader.ReadToEnd();  
  29.                 result.Response = sResponseFromServer;  
  30.             }  
  31.         }  
  32.     }  
  33. }  
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