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SignalR Book: Real-Time App Development

Tags: book, leanpub, signalr

About a month ago, I was approached by Packt Publishing to write a book on SignalR. The idea was to write a book that would guide you through various SignalR components using some sort of real-world example. I was up for it and the publisher seemed very keen. more

Scaling SignalR with Redis

Tags: asp.net, c#, redis, signalr, visual studio

SignalR was built with scalability in mind. Even though you will be able to run a fair number of concurrent connections on a single server instance, there will come a point where a single node will not be able to handle the load. more

SignalR-Dependency Injection

Tags: asp.net, c#, signalr, visual studio

A larger web projects would typically consist not only of front end web project, but would include additional class libraries and offload some of the heavy processing work to service or console apps. The common problem is then how do you update the front-end and signal the site that some work has been completed. more

SignalR – Push Data To Clients Using IHubContext

Tags: asp.net, c#, signalr, visual studio

The Clients dynamic property of the Hub gives you access to all clients connected to the hub within the hub class. However, what if you would like to push data to the clients from outside of the Hub class. One of the most common scenarios is when you want to push data to the clients from an admin system in your back-end. more

SignalR – Introduction to SignalR – Quick Chat App

Tags: asp.net, c#, signalr, visual studio

SignalR is an open source async signalling library. It was made by David Fowler and Damian Edwards. In a nutshell, it allows you to pass data between client and server in realtime. It’s not only for web, it has JS, .Net, WP7 and Silverlight clients and supports self-hosting so you can run the SignalR server in win service or web context. It will run on .Net 4.0 or 4.5 and to get websockets running, you will need IIS8 or IIS8 Express. That said, it will run on older versions of IIS and will switch to different transport modes. more