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Boxcar Receipe

  • Official Website: https://boxcar.io/
  • Icon Support: No
  • Message Format: Text
  • Message Limit: 10000 Characters per Message

Boxcar just has a development platform these days. You can't get notifications through your AppleOS or Android devices anymore. You can still however sign up for an account on their website. From there you can create projects through them.

Each project you create with them will grant you access to your own unique Access Key and a Secret Key. You can post notifications knowing these 2 values.

Receipe#

Valid authentication receipes are as follows:

  • boxcar://{access_key}/{secret_key}

Tags support:

  • boxcar://{access_key}/{secret_key}/@{tag_id}
  • boxcar://{access_key}/{secret_key}/@{tag_id01}/@{tag_id02}/@{tag_idNN}

Device Tokens:

  • boxcar://{access_key}/{secret_key}/{device_id}
  • boxcar://{access_key}/{secret_key}/{device_id01}/{device_id02}/{device_idNN}

You can also form any combination of the above and perform updates from one url:

  • boxcar://{access_key}/{secret_key}/@{tag_id}**/{device_id}

Parameter Breakdown#

VariableRequiredDescription
access_keyYesThis is required for your account to work. You will be provided one from boxcar's website upon creating an account with them.
secure_keyYesThis is required for your account to work. You will be provided one from boxcar's website upon creating an account with them.
device_idNoAssociated devices with your Boxcar setup. All device_ids are 64 characters in length.
tag_idNoTags must be prefixed with a @ symbol or they will be interpreted as a device_id and/or alias.