I have a notification icon in my web app that shows the number of notifications. The front end of the application is made using angularjs.
The count for the icon is stored in a
$rootScope variable. I want to increment the variable(or call a web service that returns count) when a push notification is received.
The serviceworker.js file does not have access to the scope variables in angularjs. How do I change the count variable’s value from the serviceworker.
I thought of adding a change event listener on
On logging in, I will create a item.
When I receive a push notification, I will increment
serviceworker.js and the change event will fire. I could add the
localStorage change listener in one of controller files and call a web service or just increment the
But this would happen even when someone manually changes the localStorage in dev tools.
I want to know if I can do it this way(if it’s the right way) or is there a better method. I don’t feel like this is the right way.