Hosting a SignalR application on Windows 2008r2 and IIS 7.5

ASP.NET SignalR is Microsoft’s new library for adding real-time functionality to applications.   You can host ASP.NET applications with SignalR on Windows Server 2012 and IIS 8 (this setup provides full HTML 5 WebSocket API support for real-time functionality), or you can host on previous versions of Windows Server and IIS.  Previous server versions do not offer…

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Publish the SignalR Getting Started Sample as a Windows Azure Web Site

Here’s a quick walkthrough for publishing the ASP.NET SignalR Getting Started tutorial sample as a free Windows Azure Web Site.  This shows how simple it is to deploy and host an ASP.NET application that adds SignalR real-time functionality.  Note:  HTML5 WebSocket transport is available in SignalR, but is not currently supported for Windows Azure Web…

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The New ASP.NET Default Web Template in Visual Studio 2010

Introduction When Visual Studio 2010 hit the market in April 2010, it had a nice surprise for hard-working web developers: a new default ASP.NET web site template that you can use to jumpstart a new site. The new template improves on previous VS site templates by giving you some nice extras in the areas of…

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