Going real-time with ASP.NET Core SignalR and the Azure SignalR Service

Online chat, realtime dashboards, social media sites and even games are just a few examples of where real-time technology can make a huge impact on user experience. ASP.NET Core SignalR is an open-source library that simplifies adding real-time functionality to your applications.

In this episode, Anthony Chu (@nthonyChu) comes on to talk about how we can get started with ASP.NET Core SignalR. He also shows us how the Azure SignalR Service allows us to easily scale our real-time connections.

  • [01:26] - What is SignalR?
  • [02:10] - Why would we want to use SignalR instead of polling?
  • [03:03] - (Demo) How do we setup SignalR?
  • [08:48] - What are the scaling options for SignalR?
  • [12:00] - How does the SignalR service help with scaling?
  • [13:40] - (Demo) How do we add the SignalR Service to an application?
  • [18:07] - How can other languages or services integrate with Azure Functions?
  • [19:23] - (Demo) How can we wire up the Azure Functions SignalR Binding?
  • [25:17] - Where we can learn more and check out the demos?

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