New Tutorial: High-Frequency Realtime with SignalR

This tutorial shows how to create a web application that uses ASP.NET SignalR to provide high-frequency messaging functionality. High-frequency messaging in this case means updates that are sent at a fixed rate; in the case of this application, up to 10 messages a second. The application you’ll create in this tutorial displays a shape that…


New SignalR documentation is live: "What is SignalR" and "Transports and fallbacks"

I’ve just posted two new articles on the realtime communication technology known as SignalR. Enjoy!   What is SignalR: Transports and Fallbacks:  


Why should I use SignalR?

In traditional web programming, the way a web application interacts with its web server is to refresh the page, adding information to the request in the form of the querystring or form data. While this was a good solution for building applications on the World Wide Web (a platform that was initially intended for static…


What is SignalR?

First Post! Today I’d like to give you an overview of a new ASP.NET technology called SignalR, a library for creating real-time communication between servers and web browsers. SignalR is an abstraction over the new WebSocket transport. WebSocket is a very powerful, efficient system for sending messages between web browsers and servers. There are two…