As a .NET developer^ you won’t want to be left behind in the trend towards real-time applications. This book brings you up to speed in no time with a comprehensive guide to the SignalR framework.
- Utilize persistent connections
- Build hubs
- Create Windows 8 Store applications
- Incorporate metadata into messaging
- Develop real-time .net applications
- Makes use of Redis for cloud development
Real-time development is one of the fastest growing trends in application development. Users want their data there and then with no delay. This used to be near impossible to achieve but with new frameworks it is becoming more and more accessible. SignalR is a .NET framework that allows you to include this powerful technique into any of your applications in next to no time. SignalR: Real-time Application Development is a hands-on^ step-by-step guide that will take you from the basics of SignalR to more advanced techniques^ such as making your application cloud ready and making it scalable. If you want your applications to be enterprise grade then SignalR^ together with this book^ is the only answer. Taking you from your app concept to app creation^ this book will help you take advantage of SignalR’s impressive features. Throughout the book you will be developing a chat application that will not only work online but will also work on Windows 8. You will start with the basics of SignalR and be led through more advanced techniques^ chapter by chapter. By the end of the book you will not only be comfortable writing simple applications with SignalR^ but with enterprise cloud applications as well.