A fast-paced guide to develop, test, and deliver real-time communication in your .Net applications using SignalR
About This Book
Build and test real-time apps in .Net using the new features of SignalR
Explore the fundamentals and the new methods and functions in the latest version of SignalR along with developing a complete application from scratch
A progressive, hands-on guide to gain an understanding of the SignalR framework
Who This Book Is For
If you are a .Net developer with good understanding of the .Net platform then this is an ideal book for you to learn how to build real-time apps using the SignalR framework.
What You Will Learn
Explore the basic knowledge and understanding of SignalR
Get to know how to connect client to the server
Connecting a client with a server and setting a hub
Creating group connections together
Understand how to have state in the client to have specific operations
Securing SignalR connections
How to scale SignalR across multiple servers
Building a client for WPF
Building a client using Xamarin targeting Windows, iPhone and Android
Get to grips with monitoring the traffic in SignalR using Fiddler for Windows and Charles for OSX
Setting up code to host SignalR using OWIN
With technology trends, demands on software have changed with more and more skilled users. Over the past few years, with services such as Facebook, Twitter and push notifications on smartphones, users are now getting used to being up to date with everything that happens all the time. With SignalR, the applications stay connected and will generate notifications when something happens either from the system or by other users thus giving new opportunities to enter into this new, exciting world of real-time application development.
Style and approach
This is an example- oriented and comprehensive guide to learning the fundamentals of SignalR to build real-time applications. It will help you build real-time applications on the .Net platform in a step-by-step manner along with giving teaching techniques to deal with possible performance bottlenecks and other key topics.
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